I posted the annoying, scary arrhythmia post, but forgot to mention a little info about me. Thought it might help in sparking ideas for replies. I'm a 34-year-old female, and the troubles first started for me in early 2006. OUT OF THE BLUE they popped up. Please read the first post I put up, and reply with any ideas you have. Anything at all is welcome. Off to work - wish I wasn't, after that episode today I'm scared to be up moving around and I have to stand at work.
I just developed PVC's (three or four in one minute) with the flip-flopping feeling you describe. I am currently undergoing tests for my heart.
I, too, was extremely concerned and frightened.
One of my doctors put me on Lexapro, 10 mg. It is a medication for anxiety/depression. It has helped tremendously. I rarely feel the palpitations now and I feel much calmer. I have read on other sites that worry and stress can make them worse.
I agree, try to get in to see a heart specialist if you can. Also, try to get you mind on something else, like reading a good book, or something to take you mind off the palpitations.
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