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    Palpitations with dizziness
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    kellic posted:
    Hello all,

    this morning as I was driving into work I had an episode of palpitations and then it felt like all the blood was rushing to my head, I was afraid of passing out at the wheel. I have a history of palpitations and have worn a holter monitor twice which didnt' detect anything but sinus tachyardia. Should I go to doctor? the episode lasted less than 10 seconds and I can say that I am under an extreme amount of stress. Thanks for any insight.
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    James Beckerman, MD, FACC responded:
    I would definitely recommend that you discuss this with your doctor. Symptoms that could make you pass out while driving are very concerning. I would recommend following your doctor's recommendations regarding driving.
     
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    kellic replied to James Beckerman, MD, FACC's response:
    thank you, headed to Med express tonight for an ekg.


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