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What causes your heart to pound, happens at randon times during

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What causes your heart to pound, happens at randon times during the day and in the middle of the night?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 5 years ago.

Mysticdoc :

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Mysticdoc :

Hello

Mysticdoc :

This is palpitations.

Mysticdoc :

can be caused by irregular heart rhythms like atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter.

Mysticdoc :

other forms of tachycardias also possible.

Mysticdoc :

You need to see your cardiologist for further evaluation.

Mysticdoc :

A holter monitor, EKG, echocardiogram, thyroid function should be checked.

Mysticdoc :

The verapamil dose can be increased further or another medication can be added to control your symptoms.

Mysticdoc :

Best wishes

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