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A 32-year-old female asked:

Is it normal to get heart palpitations after exercise if you have mitral valve prolapse? i felt fine other wise &it settled down after a couple of hrs

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Needs investigation.: It’s unusual for one to have palpitations, or an elevated heart rate with palpitations we’ll say, for a couple of hours after stopping exercise. Heart rate recovery after exercise should occur more quickly than that. You’d benefit from wearing a Holter monitor during and after your exercise to qualify what’s going on.

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Last updated May 21, 2018

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