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Why do I get palpitations and dizziness on climbing the stairs ?

i get heart palpitations and very light-headed after climbing stairs. I ve been back in the gym for 6 weeks now and do cardio 3 days a week. I only get these symptoms climbing the stairs
Asked On : Tue, 20 Mar 2012
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Thanks for writing in.
Given your symptoms, we would be looking at possible heart disease ( stable angina) or physical deconditioning. In order to help you better, I would like to know the following:
a. What is your age?
b. Did you have any heart issues in the past?
c. Do you suffer from high blood pressure, diabetes or increased cholesterol?
d. Do you have any chest pain on physical exertion?
e. Do you have any family history of heart disease?

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Answered: Tue, 20 Mar 2012
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