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A 31-year-old member asked:

randomly had loads of heart palpitations today, i'm so worried! what could this be?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, and primary heart things, the causes are very many in number.

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A 25-year-old female asked:

I get heart palpitations a lot especially in the cold..I've had my heart checked a few times and they say its healthy. What causes these!?! help!

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Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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Many causes: Are you getting heart palpitation and then getting cold? Or are you expose to cold environment and then getting heart palpitation? Do you have cold intolerance? What kind of test was done to r/o a heart condition? Holter monitoring? Ecg can be normal an still have an arrhythmia. Anxiety disorders, panic attacks, thyroid disease, nutritional problems, etc. Consult a physician.

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