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I have skipped heart beats. EKG report was normal

I have had times where I have had skipped beats and then followed by a pound in my chest i feel a strange sensation in my throat, and my heart starts to beat faster for awhile then goes back to normal I have had soome test done about 8 months ago a EKG and it came back normal and also a blood test done on my heart and that to was good should I be concerned about this?.
Wed, 16 Dec 2009
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I have this to, it's called a panic attack
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