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A 40-year-old member asked:

I did a couple pull-ups and i didn't feel tired at all, but my heart started pounding really hard and fast, should i be concerned?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Depends: It depends on how fast. Try counting it next time. Is it regular or irregular. Let us know.

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A 49-year-old member asked:

What to do if i did a couple pull-ups and what to do if i didn't feel tired at all, but my heart started pounding really hard and fast?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Symptom: You could have triggered an arrhythmia by the brief exercise. If it is happening more or if you have a family history of heart problems, you should get checked out.

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Last updated Jun 12, 2014

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