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Speeding up of heart every 3-5 minutes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi, my heart keeps speeding up every 3-5 minutes?
Doctor :   r u having palpiatations
Doctor :   palpitations
User :   I have no other symptoms that are odd or anything. I dont know what a palpitation is? That is just fast heart rate?
Doctor :   i mean ur able an abnormal awareness of the beating of the heart
User :   its irregular heart beats
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when
User :   should i contact my family doctor?
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight, Waist Circumfrence.
Doctor :   yes you need to contact
Doctor :   he could be that you are tensed up.
User :   im 19, 113 pounds, dating, 5'3
User :   i work at a seniors home. nothing stressful. I attend college
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   either way , get an ECG or EKG done
User :   its wierd.. my heart yesterday was beating for about 5 minutes really fast
Doctor :   and consult a physician
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
User :   im really active also i play soccer and dance and take yoga
Doctor :   ok
User :   and i never have problems like this, im really healthy, rarely get sick
Doctor :   ok

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