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Why does my heart thump hard sometimes

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Awareness: It is likely increased positional awareness--your heart beats continuously (hopefully!), but some maneuvers/activities and positions make it a bit mor... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
There are a number: of arrhythmias that can produce symptoms like you describe. It is impossible to determine this over the internet. In particular you have not indicated... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Check out these: Links. God bless u! http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/anxiety-and-panic-attacks/ http://www.Theintervie... Read More
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Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Most likely. No: Go back to the prescribing doctor for evaluation. Lamictel is a good medication but if you are having issues with the medication it is not for you. Go... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tinah Canda
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Heart felt in chest: The heart beat can be felt through the chest especially in a person who is in the lighter end of the scale.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Anxiety: Anxiety or worry is a psychological & physiological state characterized by somatic, cognitive, emotional & behavioral features. It signifies f... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Kraus
Hospital-based practice 11 years experience
Palpitations: Many potential causes. Caffeine, medications, anxiety. Look into causes of intermittent palpitations with help of your physician. If continues and ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Alcohol induced Anxi: I understand your discomfort. “Heart thuming hard” (Palpitations) may be triggered by surge of Adrenaline, after overexertion, feeling nervous, anxiou... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
May be true?: You need an echocardiogram. If you have certain valvular issues, (e.g. severe aortic insufficiency or severe mitral regurgitation) or a rare entity ca... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonga Nfor
Cardiology 16 years experience
Strong heart beat: This is called vasalva effect. Will happen if you take a deep breath and then blow it out slowly. Normal finding.

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