A member asked:

I'm a healthy active 26yr old woman. sometimes after i eat or briskly walk or climb stairs it feels like my heart is beating out of my chest. ?

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr answered

Specializes in Preventive Medicine

but not an certain indicator of heart problem(s). Since heart rate & strength of contraction are controlled by autonomic nervous system with strong emotional input, fear could be an exacerbating factor in perceptions. Suggest checking & optimizing (normal does not mean healthy) NMR lipoproteins, HbA1c, BP & consider getting a echocardiogram; being sure to get, understand & keep copy of the videos.

Answered Feb 18, 2016

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