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Is there a such thing as irregular heart beats ?

Doctor in the house?? Is there a such thing as iregular heart beats?? Is it a serious condition?? I occasionally get irregular heart beats or I call them heart hiccups it worries me when i get them. I was wondering if its something i should worry about or is there a simple solution??
Mon, 14 Dec 2009
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hi- JUST went to see my doctor last week about the very same thing. it would be a good idea to go get it checked out... but most often, it's nothing to worry about- doc says these happen to lots of people throughout the day, some people are able to feel them more than others, but it's not anything to be concerned with (my heart is perfect, btw... thankfully!). just to be safe, have a doctor run a test for you... also, keep track of triggers- caffeine, high sugar intake, etc. those are normally easy remedies. and DON'T WORRY! stress isn't good...
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