I have a sharp pain in my chest followed by

Patient

Q: I have a sharp pain in my chest followed by a rapid heart rate

Symptoms:  Sharp chest pains, rapid heart rate
Doctor

A:   Welcome to Ask The Doctor.
We are here to help you.

What you are feeling is called as Palpitations.
They can be because of anxiety.
However, I would like to rule out Thyroid issues in cases of Palpitations.
Many a times, people on any medications can also feel the palpitations like people taking Salbutamol for Asthma.
I would advise you to get following investigations done:
1.Thyroid Profile
2.ECG
3. Holter monitoring.
If they are normal, you should start practicing yoga and meditation.
Avoid smoking, alcohol consumption, excess of caffeine.

I hope it helps.
Stay Healthy

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