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Is rapid heart beating a sign of heart disease?

walking down stairs and heart beating so fast could not count it-- felt like in my throat and upper chest NO history of high BP it converted back to normal rhythm in about 3 to five minutes is this a panic attack or heart disease iam a 60 year old healthy female--- only risk factor is over weight BMI 29-30
Tue, 2 Jun 2015
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Mostly your body is not used to exercise, hence the heart rate Response is higher, however if persistent, associated with chest heaviness Or breathlessness, get a stress test done
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