Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
189 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

How to control pounding of heart?

i am 21 years old ,i started smoking and drinking almost 2 years back,and now from the past 4-6 months ,i am experiencing heart pounding,sometimes whenever i smoked or drinked ,can you please tell me what to do ,it is a very unusual feeling when you are aware of your heart beat..?
Mon, 16 Jun 2014
Report Abuse
Psychiatrist 's  Response
Hii
Heart pounding means u have palpitaion
Is palpitation is assocoated with tachycardia means increase in no of heart beat
If yes n wt is the duration of it??
If it is limited to drinkung or smoking it may be due to uncrease autonomic hyperactivity due to substance
If it is present while u rest than have some significant thn u have to go for ECG and ECHO examination and some other routine investigations
And if u quit all than it is beneficial for heart n healthy life
Thank u
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

Hi I will try to be as informative as I can I have been on nephedipine xr 90 mg once a day for high blood pressure (which I had since the birth of...