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At random moments i can feel my heart beating in my chest and i feel light headed and weak, but it disappears within minutes. What is it?

At random moments i can feel my heart beating in my chest and i feel light headed and weak, but it disappears within minutes. What is it?

See your physician: The feeling of your heart beating in your chest could be palpitations. But, it shouldn't make you feel lightheaded or weak. You should see your physician - they will do an exam, likely order a heart tracing, some blood work, and maybe some other tests to make sure you are ok. ...Read more

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What do you advise for heart beating really fast at random points?

What do you advise for heart beating really fast at random points?

Arrhythmia: It can be a sign of an abnormality in the electrical pathway and is cause for evaluation. Abnormal rapid heart rates can range from 100 beats a minute up to 400 beats a minute and can be relatively harmless or life threatening. Ask your doctor to refer you to a heart rhythm specialist (an electrophysiologist), for further evaluation. Call 911 if passing out, dizziness, chest pain, or breathless. ...Read more

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My heart started beating forcefully randomly. What could this be? Have had test done before and Docs told me I have a healthy heart.

My heart started beating forcefully randomly. What could this be? Have had test done before and Docs told me I have a healthy heart.

Palpitations: This could be palpitations secondary to a type of arrythmia. there are different types of arrythmias for example Supraventricular Arrythmias (AVNRT, AVRT), Atrial fibrillation, Flutter, and Ventricular arrythmias. Depending on the tests performed, and if you still have these symptoms a holter monitor or zio patch could be useful ...Read more

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I was sitting on my bed, talking, and all of a sudden, my heart started beating irregularly, too quickly, and hard. I could feel the contractions. Are random palpitations normal? Should i be worried?

I was sitting on my bed, talking, and all of a sudden, my heart started beating irregularly, too quickly, and hard. I could feel the contractions. Are random palpitations normal? Should i be worried?

Very normal!: Palpitations are very common in the general population. Usually these consist of extra beats known as pvcs or pacs. These cause a chaotic fluttering sensation and take the breath momentarily away. They are most notable when stationary or lying down at night for example. Sometimes they may be evident at other times as well. Caffeine and stress potentate these common annoyers. ...Read more

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Heart probs? Heart beating fast at random time, antsy,unease, chest tightness, nose blocked but no mucus..just rapid heart beating and chest tightness

Heart probs? Heart beating fast at random time, antsy,unease, chest tightness, nose blocked but no mucus..just rapid heart beating and chest tightness

Possible PSVT: may have an arrhythmia called PSVT . Short runs of fast heart rates. Labs, echo,Event recorder should be done. Avoid stimulants,caffeine, decongestants etc ...Read more