U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 42-year-old female asked:

Sometimes when lying on my back breathing in deaply, my heartbeat goes totally out of rythm. just bumping around. ok when breathing out again. normal?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rishi Vohora
Cardiology 20 years experience
Hard to say: To get this evaluated further I would recommend you get a Holter monitor. My guess is it's fine (respiration a do change heart rate) but better that you talk with your provider.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Apr 1, 2016


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.