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My friend is experiencing abnormal heart beats

Well my friend has is experiencing this weird heart beat. It goes extremely fast, and then goes normal, then goes extremely fast again.. What could it be? Is it serious?
Fri, 11 Dec 2009
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Your friend is expiriencing tachycardia, which is a fancy name for a faster than normal heart rate. Just a high heart rate can be indicitive of several possible problems but without more information it's impossible to say what is causing it. Tachycardia can be dangerous because it means the heart is working harder than it should be. Your friend should make an appointment with a doctor for an evaluation.
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