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I still feel the palpitations, kindly help me

It never ceased to creep me out. I m a melancholic so it s natural for me to be stressful, but there are moments when I m not stressed and I still feel the palpitations . . . Weird? What s more amusing is that I ve had it since I was fifteen. A few years have passed since then. And I normally do not intake caffeine , unless you include tea. I never drink coffee. It s weird because I feel as though something s wrong with my heart and I m eventually gonna have a heart failure (at the merciful age of se--I mean, eighteen). Which also reminds me that I visited my family doctor concerning this issue approx. 8-9 months ago, and all that was said to me is that it s nothing to worry about. However, I only undergone one simple pulse test. I m not exactly saying that I do not trust the words of a doctor. But in the end I m an individual with little assurance of words spoken by only one person. I m sorry to trouble ye, dear members of this cute community. And thank you in advance. To answer the questions below, I do not smoke. However, I do intake low quantities of wine from time to time.. Update: I do not workout at all. I do take a walk once a month, if it s of any significance. I m not active physically at all. I m also not on any medications whatsoever. I refuse to consume chemicals of any sort.
Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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Do you smoke? I had the palpitations, mine were totally down to smoking and caffeine Safe limits of caffeine are thought to be 250-500mg per day. 1 cup of tea is between 85-100mg per mug. Coca cola is about 36mg per can. Coffee can be up to 210mg per mug. Try cutting down the caffeine and if you smoke wean off them and see if this helps. They can also be down to increased levels of adrenaline, this can be linked to stress and anxiety (both reactions produce excess adrenaline)
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