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Heart Palpitations

I keep getting heart palpitations, very frequently, day and night. When I get them I also get a cheast pain, sense of breathlessness and feel dizzy and have to sit down. Im really worried, my doctors away and not back for a couple of weeks, Do you think it is anything serious?
Wed, 9 Jun 2010
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Take 2 tabs of TAPPAYADI LOHA its an ayurvedic medicine at bed time.The problem may be serious if realted with valves.
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You don't say how old you are? Palpitations can be caused by stress, caffeine, exercise etc. However, the fact that you say you are also suffering from chest pain, shortness of breath and dizziness is more worrying. There should be a Dr standing in for your own, I would suggest you make an appointment. If you are unable to see a Dr soon, go to the Emergency Department as you ought to have an ECG and blood tests done to rule out anything which needs to be treated.
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