im 31 years old and have a mitral valve prolapes some of my symptoms concern me alot. some times when im upset or scared sudenly my heart feels like it is stopping and restarting and it hurts and beats very fast . also my heart feels like it is stopping in the middle of the nightit races and hurts and when i have to talk too new people it feels the same.also i have tingling in my hands that accures at all times with no pain in the hands
These are very common symptoms of hyperadrenergic tone associated with mitral valve prolapse syndrome. are you on a beta blocker? sometimes that helps. Unfortunately, sometimes nothing helps these feelings. At this age, it is unlikely that you have atrial fibrillation or other arrhythmias, however, if this persists, you may want to have a Holter monitor or an event recorder to furhter evaluate that. Don't worry about your heart stopping. That does not happen to patients like yourself.
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