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A 26-year-old female asked:

Nose was very stuffy and when i tried to blow really hard all of a sudden my heart was pounding. is this normal? i checked my pulse was 140-150. did valsava maneuver and heart slowed down. why was my heart pounding after blowing my nose hard?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Sounds like you need to see a doctor about this. Without more information, I see no clear connection between blowing the nose and a raised heart rate

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