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Hi, I hope you can help me! I have been having a weird fluttery feeling in my chest, its mostly central but can also be over to the left, it feels like excess wind but im not sure, I dont feel ill in any other way and Im still exercising with out discomfort, ie no chest pains! I had it last year, it went away and has now come back and ive had it for about 3 weeks and it occurs every day, some feelings more intense than others, it is getting me worried now!


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replied February 15th, 2010
Heart Disease and Heart Attack Answer A9998
Hi and welcome to the forum! I am glad that I can help you.

You would like to know the reason for the fluttering feeling that you experience in your chest.

A fluttering feeling in the chest may be due to tachycardia which may appear due to heart diseases, stress (physical or psychological), lack of sleep and exhaustion, menopause, etc. If this fluttering feeling appears during rest it may indicate a heart issue. To rule out any heart issues that cause flatter an ECG is required. If this fluttering feeling appears during exercising and disappears shortly after stopping and resting, then it is a normal reaction.

According to the data that you described you may or may not be experiencing any medical condition. However, you may consider having an ECG to rule out any heart issues.

Please keep in mind that I provide medical information only. I am not able to diagnose medical conditions online. Please contact your doctor for further advice and information about diagnosis and treatment of your current condition.



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