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can I feel heart beating?

it s beating normally but i can feel it through my chest i m 14 and i have panic attacks often but i haven t had one recently and i ve been fine but why can i feel my heart? @ jackal oh yeah sorry didn t really explain that well.. i meant i can feel it without putting my hand to my chest
Asked On : Tue, 15 Dec 2009
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Palpitations are simply an awareness of ones own heart beating, they are generally a benign variation of normal and do not usually represent pathology. They are commonly made worse by stress and caffeine. Palpitations can however, occasionally represent an underlying heart problem. A simple 24 hour ECG and a few other tests will exclude this though. You need to sort out your panic episodes and this problem will resolve along with it. CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) has a 70% success rate is curing anxieties and phobias. Make an appointment to see your Doctor and he will refer you.
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