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I get heart flutters which come out of the blue and can last all day intermittently.

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The Answer

Heart flutters or the sensation of the heart fluttering in the chest is not uncommon and can be due to several different causes. Often it is quite benign and can be caused by stress or caffeine intake for example, in which case it will go as quickly as it appeared.

However, it is always sensible to seek a medical assessment to provide a complete diagnosis and to rule out or treat any problem with the conducting activity in the heart. Under the circumstances, therefore it may be helpful to make an appointment to see your gp who will be able to provide you with a diagnosis and treatment if required. I do hope this information will help and best of luck with your doctor.

Answered by Health at Hand nurses.


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