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Throbbing sensation in middle of chest

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2 Days ago I felt a weird throbbing sensation between my chest. My guess would be its at the bottom of my heart I had a friend feel my chest and he said it was weird because it felt like I had two heartbeats. The pulsing feeling Im getting either goes really hard and slow or really fast. I know the pulsing isn't my heart beat because they are going at 2 separate speeds. My mother told me its my heart pumping blood at a unusual speed..but she is no doctor. What is really weird is it starts pulsing always in the same spot and it happens on and off every hour or so. Its really hard not to feel it when it feels like a monkey is ringing bells in my chest at 2 separate speeds. Please help meee
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replied March 23rd, 2010
Heart Disease and Heart Attack Answer A10864
Hi and welcome to the forum! I am glad that I can help you.

You would like to know the cause of the throbbing sensation in the middle of your chest.

Young adults may experience heart disease-like symptoms although they might not experience any heart condition. This may appear due to lack of sleep, consumption of coffee, tea, or cigarettes. These substances increase the blood pressure which in young individuals may be presented as headaches, tinnitus and a throbbing sensation in the chest, etc.

Given the data that you described, you may or may not be experiencing any medical condition. Have an ECG to rule out any heart condition. Sleep a minimum 8 hours per night. You may also consider sleeping during the days, because this changes the human biorhythm. Avoid consumption of tea, coffee and smoking cigarettes to avoid tachycardia. You may consider taking vitamins from the B-complex.

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 options.


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