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Anxiety and Heart palpitations

Hello! I'm 21 years old and I'm very anxious.

I had always been an athlete until my 18 years, when after a run i felt heart palpitations. Then I stoped.

I used to be very scary when i had an extrasystole but with time i learned how to control myself beacause i had once in a while.

But now my problem is different. I'm feeling a lot of extrasystoles followed.

I feel the hart beat inside, he's slow and he's uncontrolled. I feel everything! One heart beat, a pause of 3 seconds, another heart beat, and always like this. The heart beats are strong, it's like a trembling muscle but on inside and this muscle is my heart!

When I go to the hospital my heart is already calm and the doctors never see anything...

Does anyone else feels the same?

Vanessa, from Portugal.

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Vanessa,Have you been diagnosed with heart disease? I dont understand the word systoles. What is that?

I am sorry you have to hear your own heart beat like that. It happens to me sometimes when I am trying to sleep. Its very stressful.

Can u tell us some more?

TIENES FUERTE!

Sky

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Hi, an extrasystole (extra sístole in portuguese) is when one heart beat fails and the next heart beat is strong... Well I use to have them but they are not dangerous when happens once in a while, but sometimes I feel a lot of them followed and it's like I'm having an attackt...

It's slow, painful, scary... I'm really afraid...

I have an "arritmia sinusal" but not dangerous, it's conected with the breath... But i never had been diagnosed with something dangerous.

What do you have? And what more do you use to feel?

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Do u mean like a skipped heartbeat??

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Yes!

But "a lot" of them, like 10 followed, slowly and hurts a little bit...

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I hope u are feeling better now.

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I worked in a hospital when I was 25 -32. During those days I had many skipped beats. One day it was so many It felt like a tiny pony was in my chest kicking me to get out. I went to the cardiac unit for advise. They put me on a monitor and I was in TriGeminy. I was 27 and all of the doctors stopped and looked at the monitor of the woman with that rhythm. An old time doctor saw that I was a young woman instead of an old woman or man and he said, give her Inderal and a hot cup of sweet tea and she will be fine..........It is how my nervous system responds.....I am wired to have my heart skip when I become very scared. It still goes on in these days when I have a fright, either in reality or in my mind ( or if my gut is sick) ........and I am many years older than 27!!!!

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It's horrible. But now you can control yourself? When you say "TriGeminy" it's like a followed extrasystoles?

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What does the doctor say about your heart pain? Do u have medicine? Does he know you are in pain?

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Are you in pain tonite?

Hope you are feeling much better.

X

Skyrooms

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I have an arrhythmia who's not dangerous, but sometimes, when I feel my heart inside, it's like it's the end of the world... I'm afraid of what I'm feeling at the moment is dangerous... Because when I feel that, i feel like 10 beats slowly, strong, and i feel every contraction... but not in the chest, i feel from inside!! It's so weird...

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From what I gather everyones heart skips and flutters its just some of us have the misfortune to feel it.

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How do you use to feel yours? Can you describe?

Sometimes i don't even have words to describe what i'm feeling

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Mine feel like a big thud, stop and restart usually in the throat.

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I have an arrhythmia who's not dangerous, but sometimes, when I feel my heart inside, it's like it's the end of the world... I'm afraid of what I'm feeling at the moment is dangerous... Because when I feel that, i feel like 10 beats slowly, strong, and i feel every contraction... but not in the chest, i feel from inside!! It's so weird...

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Mine is similar. I cant take a beta blocker because it makes it worse. Seems to act up when my heart rate is slower.

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You know when your finger starts to trembling? I feel that on my heart, followed beats... And he was slow... And the beats hurt a little bit but not in the chest... the hurt inside the chest, i don't know if it's correct, but a "pain in the heart"... You also feel that? 2 hours later I went to the hospital and the ECG was fine... But at the moment, nothing was fine, it seems a collapse..

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Well I take propranolol every morning... and I still feel that stuffs

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it is fairly normal. In woman it can be hormone related and or GUT related. I have suffered from extra beats since I was 12. Inderal works very well.

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Do you feel them like 10 followed? You can feel your heartbeat inside? every muscle..? Sometimes i can feel that. And scares me a lot...

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