When frightened I can feel my heart pounding in my chest, any suggestions why?

Fight or flight. Response. This is your body's way of reacing or responding to you being scared.....Suggestions would be to make yourself feel safe when frightened so if dark, turn on a light or flashlight, don't be alone etc....

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All heart tests normal. Very annoying that I feel my heart pounding in my chest and belly but only when I lay down. BP NORMAL AND HR NORMAL. What then?

Feeling your heart. Feeling your heart pounding when you lay flat is very common. Hearing it in your ears and feeling it in your Chest does not mean anything is wrong. Removing gravity from the circulation system often results in a temporary increase in blood flow to the head and can yield some heightened auditory and sensory sensations of your own heart.

I'm not 100% sure it's my medicine's fault or not, but my chest hurts really bad, m I can feel my heart pounding really hard and abnormally fast, I'm?

Could be. If these symptoms started after taking your medicine see your doctor to make sure it's nothing else and then try a holiday from your meds to see if it helps. Somebstimulant Med's may cause these symptoms but you want to make sure it's nothing else.

What to do if I could feel my heart pounding against my chest?

Heart pounding. Usually this is meaningless especially if you have a thin chest. There is no firm way out here to know however that you don't have a problem with your heart.

Been smoking weed for for years and love it. Been having an issue with heart pounding and chest pain. Please help!!!

Pot Not Benign. While most marijuana use is not obsessive or addictive or dangerous it does have a serious and real possibility of causing anxiety, panic, or depression. Perhaps you can give this up for one week, or give your body and mind a break to see if these symptoms clear up. At eighteen these symptoms are not likely to be your heart.