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Heart beating loud, irregular causing sleeplessness. Suggestions?

I am 71 and it excellent health, no meds at all. I work out 6 to 7 times a week. My question is : should I be concerned because last night I could not fall asleep because my heart was beating loud and irregular so it would keep me from falling asleep. Eventually I fell asleep about 2 hours after going to bed. MY heat has been back to normal all day since I got up. It was a cardio day today and it went very well.
Asked On : Thu, 28 Mar 2013
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An irregular heartbeat is an arrhythmia (also called dysrhythmia). Heart rates can also be irregular.
cause of arrhythmia--
Coronary artery disease.
Electrolyte imbalances in your blood (such as sodium or potassium).
Changes in your heart muscle.
Injury from a heart attack.
Healing process after heart surgery.
Irregular heart rhythms can also occur in "normal, healthy" hearts.
irregular heart CAUSE - 1) PAC 2) PVC 3) AF

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