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My 44 year old nephew is having frequent pounding heartbeat. Ekg normal, BP a little high(on BP meds), pulse normal(80), TSH normal...Cardiologist?

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Dr. John Norris
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
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In brief: 24 hour monitor

The symptom of pounding heartbeat can be significant, or may be related to a benign condition.
If your nephew has these symptoms on a daily basis, a 24 hour (holter) monitor may be helpful in determining the cause of this symptom. Whether he sees a primary physician or cardiologist, this information will be important.

In brief: 24 hour monitor

The symptom of pounding heartbeat can be significant, or may be related to a benign condition.
If your nephew has these symptoms on a daily basis, a 24 hour (holter) monitor may be helpful in determining the cause of this symptom. Whether he sees a primary physician or cardiologist, this information will be important.
Dr. John Norris
Dr. John Norris
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Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology

In brief: An EKG is a static

Test that reflects the cardiac rhythm at the time it is taken.
A holter monitor would be more likely to catch intermittent rhythm changes. Your pmd or a cardiologist can help you get one.

In brief: An EKG is a static

Test that reflects the cardiac rhythm at the time it is taken.
A holter monitor would be more likely to catch intermittent rhythm changes. Your pmd or a cardiologist can help you get one.
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
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