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Having sex while experiencing ectopic heartbeat (palpitations)

I am a 29 year old male. I have been having more frequent palpitations recently which my doctor says is related to anxiety. I have had my blood pressure taken, had an ECG and had a blood test which all were normal. I am now a bit paranoid about having a heart attack and worry about doing anything that will greatly increase my heart rate e.g. having sex. Do you think it is just anxiety ?
Asked On : Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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You should really tell your doctor about your concerns. This is a really, really common question that people with heart problems ask their doctors. Since no one on this website knows you or your medical history, no one here can tell you whether or not it's ok to have sex.
Answered: Sun, 20 Dec 2009
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