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A 57-year-old female asked:

I'm having heart palpitations like every 15 mins that last anywhere from 10 - 20 seconds at a time and i'm extremely fatigued. is this normal? i do have a history of anxiety and have been told my vitamin b levels are slightly low?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Your symptoms warrant outpatient cardiac monitoring for 24-48 hours or until symptoms occur. The first task is to consult an MD or cardiologist to examine you & cardiac rhythm.when you experience palpitations& determine whether you're having a cardiac arrhythmia,and if so, what type,.how often,presence of high grade or mild,nonserious cardiac arrhythmia. EKG,echocardiogram,thyroid, stress test,etc
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