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Regular blood tests showed cholesterol, normal treadmill, ECG, have rapid heart beads. Alarming?

i have done my all the regular tests like blood sugar b12 cholestrol...10 days ago.every thing was normal except doctor has given me medicine and he has told me show after six weeks...i m experiencing fast heart palpitations for last 3 every rhing normal??i have done my ecg and treadmill test was normal??i m 48 yrs old female...
Asked On : Thu, 26 Jul 2012
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Dear patient,

It would be an unusual side effect for a cholesterol medication to give palpitations but not impossible. There are many causes of palpitations, benign and not so benign, and to sort them out if they are as frequent as they are in your case an ambulatory Holter monitor may provide some answers. I would encourage you to talk to your provider about the possibility.

Yours truly,

Dr Brenes-Salazar MD
Mayo Clinic MN
Answered: Wed, 17 Jul 2013
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