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Am 19. read stories of heart disease am scared. had few flutters when playing soccer, and was scared. i've had ekg. doc isn't concerned. reassure plz?

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Dr. Miguel Salazar
Cardiac Electrophysiology 19 years experience
Ok: Heart disease is a very broad term. Ischemic heart disease: for someone your age It is basically impossible to have it since the pathophysiology requires years to evolve. Hypertensive heart disease: you have to suffer from hypertension and also requires time to progress. If you had palpitations while exercising, I would recommend an outpt monitor to see if your palps are related to arrhythmias
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