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Quick question ....can your heart beat very quickly when

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Quick question for cardiologist ....can your heart beat very quickly when your in a situation...this morning we were dealing a situation and all of a sudden my heart was beatnik fast ...no shortness of breath almost felt like adrénaline or anxiety then after 2 min it calme down.
i have had several tests within the last 2 years écho loop blood pressure ultrasound all normal thank god...I am wondering if that was because i was upset can this happen...
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

that is good you have had prior heart testing

yes, your fast temporary racing heart beat sounds like it is due to excessive anxiety or panic attack symptoms.

that is good after 2 minutes it calmed down

you should see your doctor

if you have bad anxiety symptoms, you might need medication treatment to help decrease anxiety symptoms

medications like zoloft or paxil can help decrease panic attacks and anxiety symptoms.

stress and anxious situations can often cause fast temporary heart beats.

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