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(sorry this is a kinda long post) I'm 17y/o F about 5'6 and quite overweight - i had to stop sports due to heart investigations.
I started a beta blocker 3 months ago requested by my cardiologist who has since discharged me with just "tachycardia" although i had recorded episodes of atrial fibrillation. Nadolol really settled my heart rate, sometimes to about 60/70 resting which was good for me. It would never go above 100, even when standing. The cardiologist stopped it because it was a long-lasting testing and that "i'd grow out of it". Lol, well that hasn't happened. I still get palpitations (by the way, these don't worry me, they used to though), PVCs and PACs frequently. My heart rate at rest is 105. My heart rate upon standing up from a chair rises to 160. I almost feel like passing out. On some occasions, my heart will beat at 150 and then stop, then thump then continue. I forgot what those are called but are NOT palpitations.
I know this is normal in nature as I've had echocardiograms and ECGs which structurally my heart is perfect.
My question is: do I see my GP again? I don't want to keep going as they'll label me as a hypochondriac seeing as my other tests are normal. But off beta blockers it just feels awful. They may just say "just do more exercise" but how on earth can I do that if, when standing, my heart rate shoots up to 160 let alone doing exercise!
Any advice would be appreciated
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