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I'm a runner, and recently (like within the past three

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I'm a runner, and recently (like within the past three weeks) I've been experiencing some light headedness accompanied by a short (like 10-15 seconds?) burst of very rapid heartbeat. During a 4 mile run, this might happen as many as a dozen times or more. I'm 59..
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No, not yet. No Meds
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: Just a multi vitamin and one 81mg aspirin
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I'm a recovering alcoholic. 14 years sober

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

I'm a runner too.

Good to take this question

have you had a holter monitor yet?

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
I don't know what that is. Holter monitor?

This is a monitor of your heart that you wear for 24-48 hours

it is like a wearable EKG

I would get this done as the next step

do you have a primary doctor?

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
I have a primary Dr. Thanks for the advice, doc

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