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why does my heart beat fast and flushing after drinking alcohol?

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Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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Are you Asian? : There is a condition due to inability to metabolize alcohol call alcohol flush syndrome. Around 30% of asian descend people have it. Associated with flush, erythema and tachycardia.

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