A 21-year-old female asked:
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why do i get palpitations and feel my pulse stronger when getting up from a sitting position, i can even see my pulse in the hollow part of my neck.

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Dr. Kirk Charles
21 years experience Vascular Surgery
Change in position: causes drop in resistance of your arteries. The heart has to speed up and pump harder to maintain blood pressure. You sense this as palpitation. Also causes some arteries to be more visible.
Answered on Sep 6, 2020
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