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Many pvcs after eating

Hello again everyone. Yesterday I was already having a bad day in terms of pvcs, something like 20 or 30 per hour, but after eating some junk food (hamburgers) I felt a light pain in my stomach, which is not unusual, but then I had to walk for 10 mins and everything was fine until I had to climb some 30 steps of a stair. When I reached the top and sit down, I had a big amount of pvcs, like never before. I counted 8 in a minute, some of them were almost consecutive, with two or three normal beats between them.
I calmed down and everything was back to normal, and I'm still having about 20 or 30 and hour, but that episode was scary.
Anyone else experimented something like this after eating?
Thanks a lot
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995271 tn?1463924259
I've experienced worse after a meal.  Still here!  when you eat, there will be more signals on the autonomic nerves which also go into the heart.  PVCs of the benign variety can be affected by more chatter on those nerve bundles.
10894761 tn?1413637884
thanks itdood, I feel a little better after reading your message. I have pvcs often, but it's not common for me to have 2 in a row or 2 in a short period of time, so those 7-8 per minute made me scared. Somehow I managed to control the panic, so they eventually came back to "normal" frequency.  
Thanks once again for your help
1703392 tn?1307450500
Don't feel so bad, I just had them during lunch today. I'm going through a period where I'm having them on/off all day, every day. But I'm confident they'll pass, yours will too. Hang in there!
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