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Heart beats loud at night, stress or tension, sometimes heard fast. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi Doctor
User :   I have a query regarding my heart beat.
Doctor :   Hello
User :   Most of the time I can hear it beating loud, which I read in not normal.
Doctor :   Hello
User :   Mostly at night I can hear it beating loud..
Doctor :   Please go ahead
User :   is it beacuse of stress or tension?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you tried counting your heart beat anytime?
Doctor :   ok
User :   How can I overcome it? and is it serious?
Doctor :   It can be due to stress or tension
User :   This is happening from last 6-8 months
Doctor :   It is not a serious condition , but needs to be evaluated more
Doctor :   I understand that you hear your heart louder but do you heat it going faster also?
Doctor :   I mean how is your heart rate, any idea?
Doctor :   You can hear loud heart beats especially in the nights
User :   I feel sometimes I hear it beating it fast..
User :   no..
Doctor :   Do you have any difficulty in breathing?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   It needs to be evaluated
Doctor :   I would suggest you to take an ECG and consult with a doctor
User :   ok.
Doctor :   To rule out any possibilities, however most of the times it is due to stress
User :   ok )
User :   Thank you: Doctor :   Do not worry
Doctor :   You will be fine
Doctor :   Is there anything else I may help you with?
User :   nothing much now. Thanks again
User :   Bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now
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