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Heart Is Skipping Beats

Heart Is Skipping Beats

Q: The medical profession says I have about 10 premature beats per minute. My pulse is in the range‚Ä®of 50 to 60 beats. Are skipped beats serious or harmless? I have always gotten winded very easily. A: Ten premature beats per minute is a fair amount that can be perfectly harmless. However, we now know […] ... More
What to Do When Walking Provokes Chest Pain

What to Do When Walking Provokes Chest Pain

Q: I have shortness of breath and chest pain when walking up stairs or on streets with an incline. A cardiologist in the emergency room said my heart seemed fine. Any ideas? A: I am concerned about your symptoms during walking up a flight of stairs or on streets with an incline. At the very […] ... More