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A 36-year-old member asked:

I get out of breath and my heart starts?beating fast for absolutely no reason and then stops. what could this be?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
Preventive Medicine 35 years experience
May be serious: There are many things that could be going on that cause the sense that your heart is beating fast at times. Most commonly, it is a "premature beat" that feels like a flutter and is harmless. However, it can be other dangerous heart rhythms too, so this is something i would definitely get checked out as soon as possible.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 47 years experience
Arrhythmias: It could be related to heart with irregular fast rhythm. Please get checked.

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