• Deb Deb
    August 25, 2008
    Constant heart palpitations?
    Deb Deb
    August 25, 2008

    Briefly:  47; high blood pressure for 20 years (treated); occasional high cholesterol; "normal" heart murmur; no thyroid disorder; depression; panic disorder; father had 1st heart attack age 49; father died from 3rd heart attack age 63; currently taking Claritin-D; pseudocholinesterase deficiency; experienced worst headache of my life a few weeks ago that was combined with nausea, dizziness, cold and hot sweats; and tingling in arms, legs, and scalp (no light sensitivity, though); CT scan normal; blood work normal; tons of stress; inability to concentrate; loss of appetite; previous palpitations (several episodes/yr); hands, feet, nose always cold.

    Two days in a row now, after taking my dog for a walk and returning to a resting condition, I've experienced palpitations.  Yesterday they lasted five hours and kept me from sleeping.  Today it's been 30 minutes so far.  I feel fine otherwise. 

     I do not want to waste my time or anyone else's at the ER over something that isn't serious.  Thoughts?





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