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Thursday, January 15, 2009 Kath, Community Member, asks

Q: what is it when your heart feels like it is gurgling

My heart periodically seems to gurgle and it makes me a little short of breath for a second or so.  It does this sometimes a couple times a day.  The longest it lasted was for about 10-15 minutes twice but normally only does it for a couple seconds. I am 47 in relatively good shape-exercise and try to eat healthy but I am on 3 high blood pressure pills.  Have had high blood pressure since age 25 and all of my brothers and sisters have high blood pressure.  Is that normal for a heart to gurgle without any exersion?

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BOO, Community Member
3/ 3/10 5:18pm


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By Kath, Community Member— Last Modified: 01/02/11, First Published: 01/15/09