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Heart feels like it's pounding. EKG, blood, stress test are normal. Felt it in ER but heart rate was 88. Doc said heart rhythm was steady. What is it?

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Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

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B"sd Some individuals have a sensation of heart pounding and actually have a normal pulse (and blood pressure) .
. This situation can be difficult to assess, since the patient is certain that something must be wrong, but the objective data shows normal function. This situation has been dubbed "enhanced cardiac awareness." ... the episodes tend to improve and eventually abate. beta blocker may help

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B"sd Some individuals have a sensation of heart pounding and actually have a normal pulse (and blood pressure) .
. This situation can be difficult to assess, since the patient is certain that something must be wrong, but the objective data shows normal function. This situation has been dubbed "enhanced cardiac awareness." ... the episodes tend to improve and eventually abate. beta blocker may help
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