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About 6 months ago I started getting regular heart palpitations, like every hour, daily. A few months ago, my GP sent me for tests including bloodwork, ECG, 24 hour monitor, general examinations and nothing was found so said it was likely stress or induced by something else but either way nothing to worry about and I'm in good health. After experimenting with changes to lifestyle, I noticed that when I stopped drinking diet coke (I drank a can daily, sometimes two), my palpitations stopped completely. I had the odd one every week maybe but down to normal range.
The last couple of weeks I have been drinking diet coke again every night with dinner (I know, I shouldnt) and have been feeling fine until last night I was driving home and I had one of those palpitations which last a few seconds which made me feel dizzy and I thought I was going to feint. It was that horrible feeling when your head goes warm and you're about to drop. Anyway, I didnt and after 5-10 seconds I was fine. Havent had one since either....
Do you think I should be concerned? Previous tests not that long ago suggested I was fine but I think the whole feint/dizzy feeling just worried me slightly especially reading online when every site says its a concern if you feel faint or dizzy.
I am due to see a doc next week anyway and I am not touching that poison again. I just wanted some thoughts from other people.
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