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Risk of Heart problem due to Cardio exercise for someone with Palpitations

Hi, am a 32 year old female (5'4") who used to workout regularly but has had a sedentary lifestyle for the last two years. I have put on close to 10 kg in this period and weigh around 68kg now.

I have had Palpitations problem since college and go out of breath very easily with fast heart beat (Got some tests done then, but all suggested that it was just palpitations and no other problem with heart).

I used to run on treadmill at moderate pace (8-9km/hr) but am little apprehensive going back to it now as I read people are getting heart attacks because of intense cardio exercises. Not that this pace would be intense exercise, but considering my palpitations problem, it is and I am scared. Will doing this regularly, affect my heart? Pls. advise.
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I can only answer this from my own point of view. I have PAC's and lots of them - 100% of the time. This has never stopped me from exercising to exhaustion if need be. Granted, I run out of breath sooner than most people because I also have LV hypokinesis.
11548417 tn?1506080564
Palpitations are normally no problem for (re)starting exercising.

To be sure though, it is wise to check with your GP/cardiologist if you are going to be intensely exercising after a period of inactivity.
159619 tn?1538180937
I generally exercise when I'm having PVC's, it always makes them go away. You should always consult your doctor when you start a new exercise regime.
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