A 22-year-old male asked:
Hi doctors. 22 years old i've been going through a lot of anxiety for 2 months, usually a very healthy person.
as of late i've had a lot of heart palpitation, at a normal beat and very strong, but i feel a fluttering feeling as well like a buzz?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Internal Medicine 53 years experience
Anxiety can cause it: Palpitations is the word patient use to describe a fluttering sensation in the chest caused by skipped heart beats or rapid heartbeats. Patients with no heart disease can often experience palpitations. Sometimes they are brought on by
anxiety, fatigue, caffeine and cough and cold medicines.
Beta blockers are sometimes prescribed if the palpitations are annoying or very frequent. SEE bit.ly/1vlj5
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