Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
visable heart beat
Recently while reading a book i laid the book on my chest for a few seconds and noticed that the book was moving with the beats of my heart.  I a little concerned rather or not this is normal.  Pkease help.
Cancel
2 Answers
Page 1 of 1
3455166 tn?1347510733
Are you thin? If so, this is totally normal to see.

Some people can see and feel their heart beat more than others, it isn't an indication of anything, just awareness of the heartbeat. When I lay down and after a minute or so, I can sometimes see my heart beat. If you were nervous or stressed out than that can cause your heart to beat faster and more powerfully (stroke volume increases) and it makes much more obvious. Again, perfectly normal and nothing to be concerned over. ;-)

Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Avatar universal
Completely normal, especially if you are thin.  I can see my aorta pulsing at the top of my stomach sometimes when I lay flat.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Do you know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Answer
Post Answer
A
A
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
Recent Activity
Avatar universal
Blank
Nsvt commented on nsvt
Dec 01
Avatar universal
Blank
Karismatico commented on Marathon Running Done...
Nov 28
Avatar universal
Blank
Heart Rhythm Community Resources