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I'm having bad palpitations. what should i do?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Palpitation treat: Treatments include not using caffeine, alcohol , street drugs, smoking and other stimulant substances. Try to learn meditation and other calming techniques, cut out herbal substances, cough and cold medicines, nutritional supplements, see your doctor to be sure no direct heart problem and for treatment if the basics above don't help.

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A 31-year-old female asked:

What are palpitations?

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Dr. James Chapman
Cardiology 41 years experience
Awareness of heartbe: This may be the awareness of your normal heart beat that may be faster or more forceful that normal. More commonly this is associated with an awareness of an irregular heart beat such as extra heart beats or an abnormal tachycardia.

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