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Today my heart started racing very fast

Today for no reason i started sweating alot and my heart beat started getting faster and faster any reasons for this? i had to sit down for ten minutes had some orange juice and an 81mg bayer aspirin waht was the cause of this this is the first time this ever happened to me I am not stressed out or anything i am 42 years old!!!
Fri, 11 Dec 2009
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