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When I stretch my heart beats hard

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Assuming you were sedentary beforehand, the stretching is an increase in your physical activity which would increase your heart rate.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Yes: When you're relaxing, your heartbeat certainly continues. But it won't be pounding like it might be during heavy physical activity.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 22 years experience
Numerous causes: Palpitations can be caused by extra early beats from either the top or bottom of the heart. They may also be due to a very fast heart rhythm. Sometime... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Sounds like an issue with circulation, but I am not sure without examining you. Please see a doctor
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
No, but: A holter from 2 years ago is of absolutely no value to you now. Why not repeat the holter now since you have daily symptoms? Arrhythmias are much easi... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Rapid heart beat: Please see your doctor. It could be medical or panic but you need to know what is happening and then it can be treated and you will have peace of min... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Hard beat: It is very reassuring that your bp and heart rate are normal and if you have no problems with physical exertion. You're describing a sensation of a f... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Many reasons: There are many reasons for having "hard" heart beats. Some of these are abnormal and some of these just indicate increased heart awareness. Some can b... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Mckenna
A Verified Doctoranswered
Preventive Medicine 15 years experience
Normal: This is a normal physiologic response as the blood tends to move toward your feet when you stand up. Your heart compensates by increasing the strengt... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Need further eval: It is difficult to be certain if the symptoms you are experiencing are from your heart or other issues. In general when you relax and rest before goin... Read More