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Are heart palpitations normal after playing video games?

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Dr. Bhanu Partap

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Posted on Wed, 24 Apr 2019 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: is it possible to have heart palpitations after playing videos games that cause a lot of adrenaline rushes?
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Answered by Dr. Bhanu Partap 2 hours later
Brief Answer:

Yes it’s possible

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

After going through the medical query I would like to tell you that yes action games which require quick responses and reaction do causes lot of adrenaline rush.

Increased adrenaline in the body can cause increased heart rate which leads to palpitations.

Too much use of such games is not advisable.

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Bhanu Partap, Cardiologist
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