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A 16-year-old female asked:

Why is it that every time i do an extreme physical activity (running fast/dancing) i have the feeling of my heart flipping or fluttering in my chest?

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Dr. Kenneth Bramlett
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 42 years experience
Cardiac: you may have a stress induced arrhythmia caused by intense activity ... if its occurring often one must have it checked ....particularly if yu are over 40
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