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So,I didn't really know where to post this, but here's a thing: I feel sometimes some pressure on my left side around heart,and my puls sometimes goes really high, but it lasts for a quite short period. It appears usually when I am lying down,or sitting. I am 17 years old girl, and I play basketball for 7 years now,I play in pro league, but we don't really have some medical exams where they could've discover anything(thank God). My dad has a heart disease,not really sure what is it,I only know he has high cholesterol and arrhythmia.Also,I googled and stuff,but I don't think it is anxiety,I'm way to happy with the world around me to have that,thrust me. I would appreciate any type of help,really,and I don't feel like visiting doctor till I'm 18 so my parents or coaches wouldn't find out anything until I'm really sure there is something wrong.
I would appreciate any type of help,thanks.
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It sounds as if you have been having palpitations and there are many potential causes for this. it really is difficult to say what the exact cause is without a full medical review. You have a family history of arrhythmias and I would encourage you to see your family doctor soon. Your doctor can take a full history (including any medications, nutritional supplements you may be taking), and examine you. He/she will also probably want to do an ECG/EKG which is a painless, quick test that looks at your heart’s rhythm in more detail.
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It sounds as if you have been having palpitations and there are many potential causes for this. it really is difficult to say what the exact cause is without a full medical review. You have a family history of arrhythmias and I would encourage you to see your family doctor soon. Your doctor can take a full history (including any medications, nutritional supplements you may be taking), and examine you. He/she will also probably want to do an ECG/EKG which is a painless, quick test that looks at your heart’s rhythm in more detail.
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