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Palpitations before and during menses due to stress - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   i am Dr XXX here
User :   hello
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   hi i wonder if you can explain or shed some light a week beofre period adn during period i get the worse palpations i have had many chekcs but they scare me so much why do they coem on like this duiring this time pleae
User :   iam 49 years old born 1 may 1961
User :   and the more i get scard teh more they seem to get stronger
Doctor :   what all tests have you under gone?
User :   ultrasound, stress test, blood tests, 24 hour monitor many times
User :   they only do this week beofre and during like this
User :   is there a hormone in my body cuaseing it
Doctor :   and all the tests were normal
User :   yeas they daid heart good but i am over wieght and i am very unhappy in marrage
User :   this month paricualr i keep crying
Doctor :   since when you have been noticing these palpitations?
User :   years and years since bith of second child
User :   i take atacand adn noten for blood peressure
User :   i wonde rif the atacand does it
User :   but i feel now i must be heading to menoupause they are getting worse
User :   during the period time
Doctor :   well there are few things in your case that can cause it
User :   ok
Doctor :   Strong emotions is number one
Doctor :   and hormonal changes
User :   my emtions are very bad my husvbadn cheat on me and i cant no matter waht moce on it was two years ago
User :   are tehy dangerous i feel like they will kill me suddenly
Doctor :   well i think we can pin point your condition to these 2 very common conditions
User :   ok can these kill you suddenly have yu ever knwn that happen
User :   what hormone woudl casue it
Doctor :   normal female hormones
User :   ok why do they thogh in me and not other woman
Doctor :   how much coffee do you consume?
User :   three a day
User :   somekitmes four max
User :   iced coffee
Doctor :   well like i said the main cause is the STRESS you are in
User :   ok
Doctor :   please so decrease the amount of coffee intake
User :   ok
Doctor :   see all your tests came normal
Doctor :   thats a good news
User :   can atancand cause palpatations
User :   yes i was so pleased it should hve made me take care of self but i feel like i am self destructing so unhappy
User :   i lvoe husband so much and i cant move on from it
Doctor :   well not really its about more of the stress you are into
Doctor :   i can understand your feelings but you have to be strong
User :   ok
User :   wiil this make me die
Doctor :   dont worry
User :   ok
Doctor :   you need to let go of things
Doctor :   and focus on YOUR life
User :   ok
User :   thankyou for heloing me doctor
Doctor :   your welcome
Doctor :   take care
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