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Sensations of skipped heart beats. History of smoking and drinking. Is there anything to concern?

Hi, I keep having sensations of skipped heart beats, sometimes they can be several times a day and lasting up to two hours every few beats. It does scare me tremendously as it feels as if something is really wrong.
I drink a lot of red wine on regular occasions and I'm pretty sure that this has so,etching to do with it. I had two bottles of red wine on Friday night and nothing since as I have abstained from drinking anymore alcohol out of the worry of it. Have I done harm to myself that has put me in danger? Or, am I okay, and do I just need to lay off the alcohol?
I also smoke, I drink caffeine but not a lot and not regularly.
Asked On : Thu, 2 May 2013
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Psychologist 's  Response
Dec 2015
I understand your concern
Welcome to HCM
Alcohol, even in smaller doses can be dangrous.
Smoking increases its danger.
You are drinking an smoking for long.
I don't know youe age, but it is time to call it quits.
You hve started becoming anxious about its ill effects.
Skipping heart beats are may be a anxiety driven problem.
So consult a GP and check to find out your physical wellness.
And or course quit smoking and drinking.
Answered: Sun, 12 May 2013
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