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What causes fluttering heart sensation in the morning?

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Dr. Shinas Hussain

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :2015

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Posted on Mon, 24 Sep 2018 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: Hello Dr. Runners,
My name is Caroline XXXXXXX I am 55 years old, and I sometimes experience a fluttering in my heart in the morning.
Dr. Rynne,( darn auto correct)!
Answered by Dr. Shinas Hussain 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Get an ECG done.

Detailed Answer:

The symptom you have mentioned may be palpitations which is nothing but bounding heart beats. It can be due to many causes and in this detailed evaluation is needed.

I suggest you to take an ECG which is the preliminary or the most basic investigation in any cardiac condition.
Consult a nearby physician with an ECG.

Hope I have answered your query.
Let me know if I can assist you further.

Dr. Shinas Hussain,
General & Family Physician.

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