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i felt my heart expand

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  • Posted By: Bdon25
  • February 2, 2008
  • 01:07 AM

Is it possible to feel your heart grow bigger? I felt my heart get bigger and bigger almost to the point of exploding or bursting. Then it went right back down all the while pumping as the heart would normally do. This happened within say 3 seconds. One could also describe this as an enlarged heart, but im not so sure. Any idea about what caused this or what condition this is? I've heard of people overdosing on drugs and their heart stops or what not. I was under alot of stress at the time of this happening. thank you.

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  • It was more than likely a palpitation. A strong beat followed by a weaker one. It is normal to feel them. I wouldn't be concerned unless it becomes incessant or frequent as well, if you have a verified heart disease or suspect you may and/or risky lifestyle habits such as high stress smoking/drug use etc. I wouldn't waste any time in speaking to a doctor.
    Scotticus 20 Replies
    • February 7, 2008
    • 07:13 AM
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