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A 45-year-old member asked:

could it be healthy to get heart palpitations while on a diet?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Electrolytes: Dieting can lead to low potassium and low magnesium - both of which cause palpitations. Since you have symptoms, you should ask your doc to monitor your diet with an occasional blood sample. It's also very motivating to check in now and then (keeps you "on track"!).

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Last updated Mar 19, 2014

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