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I am a male aged 52 , for more years than I can remember I have had a fast pulse and what I think are occasional missed beats or an irregular beat. I went into hospital a couple of years ago with kidney stones and they picked up on high blood pressure and tachycardia. The did a few ecg's but never said there was a problem, ny bp did come down though.
I also a year later went to my GP's with a stye on my eye & the practice nurse said it was time they did a general health check. I said my BP would be high ( I am anxious in clinic) and it was high, they checked my pulse and this was also fast, they an ecg and a doctor in the next room said it was fine "just fast". They took bloods and all came back fine , just a little high on cholesterol. They agreed I did home BP readings twice a day and record them , most of the readings when rested were between 125/80 & 141/94. But even with the lower readings the pulse is nearly 100.
I work in a hard physical job and I never have any problems doing so, I also never have any chest pain. I am always frightened to have my vital statistics checked as I am extremely fearful of having to undergo surgery as I had a patent ductus arteriosis reparied as a 5yr old child which left me frightened of heart surgery. I have silently put up with these paliptations for over 25 years due to my fear of doctors.
Apart from the what I see as missed beats/arrythmia? and occasional high bp I always feel fine & am always able to work hard, I can carry heavy equipment up many flights of stairs and work for hours without proble,m.
If I "was" to see my GP , what could I expect to happen.
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