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Fast heartbeat feeling in chest, have hypothyroidism. Medicine?

My resting BPM is 93 and is this normal? I felt like tonight my heart rate was particularly fast because I could feel it in my chest . I do have hypothyroidism but I don t usually experience rapid heart unless I stop taking my medicine. I have stopped taking my medicine because I need a new prescription. The last thing I ate was a salad. Am I okay?
Asked On : Sat, 5 May 2012
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from the brief history u have mentioned I presume u must be a individual with higher body weight and u have skipped the medication for more than 5- 7 days of at all u feel that stopping the medication has caused it.
then again the heartbeat which u have mentioned is called palpitations and in ur case it should be because of an increase in end diastolic volume due to overweight and reduction in heart rate due to hypothyroid state as a form of compensation by the body.
if I have more details probably I could help u out more.
feel free to contact
Answered: Fri, 4 Apr 2014
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