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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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What causes rapid heartbeat?

I have been having a very hard heartbeat several times a day . When this happens my head on the right temple starts to hurt and I have to catch my breath. I went to the urgent care today, they did a chest X-ray and an EKG. Everything was fine except that heart rate was 103. I ve had an extra heartbeat that happens two to three times a week that my cardiologist knows about and hasn t been concerned. But this is a very hard heart beat and is happening at least a dozen times a day along with the other symptoms that I mentioned before. The extra heart beats that I had had before didn t have any other symptoms with them. Not sure what to do but I m not feeling well.
Thu, 25 Sep 2014
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Dear Sir/ Madam,
Thank you for posting your query at

Some of the medicine related to blood pressure and cardiac can cause increase in heart rate. Apart from these anxiety can also cause rapid increase in heart rate.

Try to relive your stress. If still it persist go for ecocardiogram.

IF you have any futher question kindly revert back to me,

Wishing a healthy life..

Your thank you note is very much appreciated!!
With best wishes,
TEhzib Saiyed(PT)
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