Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
192 Doctors are Online

I am noticing consecutive and multiple irregular heartbeats. Am I worried ?

I am seventeen years old and a male. i am 5 foot 8 and weigh close to 160 pounds. I lift weights everyday (bicep curls, romanian dead lifts, bench press, squats, and tricep extensions) and run occasionally. I consider myself to be fit. Yesterday I began noticing irregular heartbeats. This is what happens. It beats fine for about fifteen times. Then it feels like it skips half of a beat. It feels like my heart hiccups. It is a short pause, followed by a beat. This happens consecutively for about 3 times then begins to beat normally for about 15 more beats. Then this process repeats. Can anyone tell me whats going on? Should I be worried? Thank you. Also, i am russian, if that is of any importance. I have been feeling very tired after school lately. I just feel like napping a lot lately. i have also been feeling headaches immediately after school everyday.
Asked On : Mon, 14 Dec 2009
Answers:  1 Views:  327
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
  User's Response
That happens to me when I drink a lot of caffeine (especially coffee or strong tea) over a period of a few days. In my case, it's annoying, but goes away after a few days. If it continues, see a doctor.
Answered: Mon, 14 Dec 2009
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor