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I've been having heart flutters/skipped heart beats for the last 2 years since my fibromyalgia first came. They started happening only here and there but have now become more frequent. And when I say frequent, I mean multiple times a day for days. So far this week, it's been happening for 4 days.
Last week, I had an echocardiogram. The week before, I wore a 24 hour holter (which I had no palps as I was wearing it). I even had to go to the ER about a month ago because they were so strong, I thought I was dying. They did blood work, EKG, & chest x-ray which was normal. Over the last 2 years, I have probably had 15 EKGs, 2 echos, two 24 hour holters, 5 chest x-rays, and a nuclear stress test. All normal.
I also get this electrical shock feeling in my body due to neuropathy (so I was told) and when it happens, it makes my heart skip with it. It's like an electrical zap feeling that makes my body jolt. It's been happening since my Fibro first came as well and I am terrified it has messed up the electrical system of my heart. Also, I have adult asthma that came with my Fibro and I have been having trouble breathing which is one reason they did the recent echo & holter because they keep telling me my lungs sound clear.
I know this may sound irrational but I am terrified my heart is just going to skip and stop and I'm going to die from cardiac sudden death.
How do I know whether I should be concerned or if I'm just crazy??
Medical background: Ménière's disease (inner ear disease), Fibromyalgia, hypothyroidism, polycystic ovarian syndrome, & GERD.
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