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Suggest remedy for heart palpitations

Hi there ive had what feels like heart palpitatons on and off for 18 months. I ve had costocondritus due to acid reflux caused by helicobacter plyori ive had an endoscopy and had antibiotics but my chest still feels tight and I still feel like my heart pounds frequently. I ve had various ecg s and everything was fine. Any answers??
Thu, 22 Jan 2015
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OBGYN 's  Response
Hello
Welcome here.
I can understand your concerns.
If all the reports are normal, the most probable reason for your palpitations is anxiety or stress.

I would suggest you to practice meditation to keep yourself relaxed.

Quick ways to control palpitations are
Coughing
Or
Deep inspiration followed by pursed lip exhalation.
Or
Drinking a glass of cold water.

Hope this helps.
Thanks.
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