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Why is my heart beating so fast without anxiety ?

My heart used to beat really fast for no reason when i used to sleep, this was a either a year ago i think. It used to be like only 4 times. It went away but than it started to beat really fast for no reason. I know it s not anxiety because i would sit on my computer and it would beat fast for a few seconds than go away, it happens pretty often but i didn t think it was a big deal. I want to know what s the cause for it, im only 15 years old, and i don t think i have high blood pressure because my doctor never mentioned i did and yeah. Is this a temporary thing ? I really want to know, is it a big deal? Please help ! I ve heard people get it having attacks for about 5 minutes, am i going to be like that? HELP please!
Asked On : Sun, 20 Dec 2009
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Hi Lisamay!! When your heart is beating extra fast for no apparent reason, that is called tachycardia. You really need to see your doctor, since it could be serious. I have a friend who has it. She is on medication to control it and she is doing great!! She is also a young woman, so really....get it checked ASAP!!! Here's a link to help you read more about tachycardia Hope this helps & God bless!!!
Answered: Sun, 20 Dec 2009
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