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Is it normal to have fast heart beats for a while if you got surprised or shocked ?

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Dr. Brian Olshansky
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
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In brief: Yes

Most of the time adrenaline will increase your heart rate for a short time if you are surprised but it should go away gradually and go back to normal.
If it happens at other times and lasts for a long time, that is a different story.

In brief: Yes

Most of the time adrenaline will increase your heart rate for a short time if you are surprised but it should go away gradually and go back to normal.
If it happens at other times and lasts for a long time, that is a different story.
Dr. Brian Olshansky
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