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Forum Name: Cardiology Symptoms

Question: Flutter?


 Crown - Sun Jul 24, 2005 1:36 am

Every once in a while, I will feel a 'flutter' type feeling in my chest and left side of my neck. What could be the cause of this?
 Shannon Morgan, CMA - Mon Jul 25, 2005 4:42 pm

User avatar More than likely you are experiencing palpitations. Everyone has them at one time or another in life. They can be caused by too little sleep, lack of exercise, any type of caffeine, alcohol, tobacco, stress, sweets, and going too long between meals without eating. If you have no other symptoms, no dizziness, no shortness of breath, no chest pain, try to take better care of yourself as described above. Exercise helps immensely with palpitations and stress, but get a clearance from your doctor before you being any exercise regimen.
 Crown - Tue Jul 26, 2005 7:13 am

Thank you Shannon. I appreciate your response. I have been having some lower right abdominal pain that I am going in today for a CT scan to get diagnosed...hopefully.
So, your right, I had been getting 'no' excersice whatsoever...I had been in bed for a few days when the pain was extreme *suspected kidney stone* at that time.
Have a GREAT day.

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