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anxiety and skipped heart beats

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Noubani
36 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
More tests: I think you should have a basic ekg and possible 24 hr monitor to check heart rate variability . I f these are normal , you should keep an eye if it ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
53 years experience Addiction Medicine
No.: There is a benign condition causing skip beats called mitral valve prolapse. A lot of caffeine and anxiety could also cause it. With normal tests, do ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
18 years experience Family Medicine
All the time : We see this all the time. If you have had an appropriate work up (holter monitor, stress test, cardiology input) then i would not worry about it too m ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Monitor: It would be helpful to identify the type of extrasystoles you're having by having an ekg while you're having them or wearing a holter monitor for 24 h ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, it truly can: Anxiety can produce all types of symptoms, including physical ones like heart palpitations. Also there can be worry, panic, and overwhelming fear. D ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Palpitation Sx: Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Diffe ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Time to see a doctor: An adult with irregular heartbeats should be checked by his primary care doctor (Family Medicine, Internal Medicine) to make sure his body is ok from ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Marcus
31 years experience Cardiology
No worries: A single "skipped heart beat" is nothing to worry about in an otherwise healthy person. In fact, most people's hearts are skipping or having extra be ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
23 years experience Cardiology
Not necessarily: You don't necessarily need to be worried, but i would check this out if it occurs with any kind of frequency. A heart monitor may be in order.
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