A 34-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

Pounding heartbeat very irritating. Cardiac exercise stress test no images and 48 hour holter monitor normal. What could be causing this?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience in Psychiatry
Anxiety: I understand your distress. Feel the Wonder of 3 Billion muscle cells working together to send blood with oxygen to all parts of your body due to which you are alive. Feel good about Cardiac exercise stress test and holter monitor being normal. “Pounding heartbeat” indicates overwhelming Anxiety due to stresses of life. See a Psychiatrist for Therapy, Medication, and Relaxation, Yoga, Meditation
Answered on Oct 23, 2017
1
1 comment
2
2 thanks
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience in Pediatrics
Well Said.
Nov 2, 2015

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
Beta blocker: Did your cardiologist suggest any medication like beta blocker or anxiety medicine .since all your cardiac work up is OK ASK YOUR PCP for advise
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes it can: Would avoid using Tom's, is increase calcium can also increased symptoms of heartburn., Also be careful of the type of foods you eat that may increase ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
No, Nl=Common & this: not so common, yet does not mean a problem. People commonly ignore their heart beat consciously. Yet given intensity of the muscle contraction, includ ... Read More
1
1 comment

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month