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Fast heart beats while sitting. Due to stress?

my heart beats fast when iam siting down my docter says he dont hear nothing wrong but he says it could be stress and it beats 87 beats a minute iam 16 years old and dont do drugs i have to get blood work done satuarday to see if iam ok but could u give me a idea i already had a EKG done and they said it was fine maybe plz
Asked On : Tue, 15 Jan 2013
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Stress is a possibility, but why should one be stressed while sitting only?
Heart rate of 87 is not really fast - 60 to 100 is in range.

Probably, one is only aware in particular situations / position.
If concerned, it has to be documented by 24-hour ambulatory monitor (Holter) - taking care to note down the posture. If such a relation is actually confirmed, further assessment and assistance from a cardiologist will be ideal

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Wed, 16 Jan 2013
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