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   Posted 6/3/2010 9:54 AM (GMT -6)   
i have been having palpitations for almost a year now. some weeks i dont have any and then other times they are non stop. they scare me so bad that they set me back every time i get them. i have cut out all caffiene. i guess my question is i wonder why i get them some weeks and not others. can anxiety really do this? thanks!

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   Posted 6/3/2010 10:24 AM (GMT -6)   
yes palpa are a huge anxiety symptom. if your resting heart rates are fine and your cardio says your fine.... than its prolly anxiety.. or somethin else.
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   Posted 6/3/2010 12:49 PM (GMT -6)   

Hello there ! Your questions reminds me of another member who just recently had the same questions. Palpitations may be felt accompanying emotions such as excitement, stress, anxiety or fright. Normally a person is not aware of the beating of the heart, but with anxiety or put under stress, or being scared, a person may become aware of his or her own heartbeat.

Some of the medical conditions associated with palpitations include abnormalities in the heart valves, defects in the electrical system of the heart, cardiomyopathy and low red blood count.

I would suggest you see your physician to rule out any physical cause for your palpitations.



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   Posted 6/3/2010 3:11 PM (GMT -6)   
I totally concur
yes there was another member asking same questions.....
stay strong and see yr doc if it is really bothering you so much
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