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I'd like some advice on dealing with heart palpitations. My

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Hi. I'd like some advice on dealing with heart palpitations.
JA: Do you know if your family has a history of heart disease? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: My grandmother had angina. I'm suffering from anxiety so know that this has caused them.
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: I was on anti-depressants but am off them now.
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
I have mild asthma and have been told I shouldn't take beta blockers but I don't see why I can't get something similar.
Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

Hi there kindly answer following questions for further advice:

Age? Male or female?

Past medical history?

Any medicines using?

Smoking and alcohol?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
59. Male. No serious medical history. Have inhalers for asthma. Drink a couple of beers a week.
Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

Did you have any work up for palpitations like blood tests especially thyroid and ECG?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
No
Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

So I would advise proper workup first. Kindly contact GP for the bloods including:

FBC

Renal function

Liver function

Electrolytes

Thyroid function

Plus ECG