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Why do i keep feeling like my heart is beating too fast?

Why do i keep feeling like my heart is beating too fast, and i have weird breaths sometimes? i dont know if it is my heart, but i have this thing recently where it feels like my heart is beating way faster than normal. like multiple beats, it is not a normal rhythm. it only does that for a second, but it makes me breathe weird, like i sorta lose my breath, what could be the problem?
Fri, 11 Dec 2009
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If it feels like your chest "flutters", then it is likely heart palpitations which can be caused by PVC's, PAC's, or Atrial Fibrillation. If it's happening often you should definitely see a doctor. They will likely do an EKG and see if you have ectopic (abnormal) beats or a heart murmur.
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