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Sudden palpitation

My wife has hypothyroidism. Sometimes her heart rate increases all of a sudden and she starts to panic. It will last for 30-40secs and will get normal. Wanted to know if this is normal for people having thyroid issue
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Dr. Harsha Bangalore | General Physician
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Hi there...Sometimes patients with thyroid disorders can get palpitations. But it is always safe to rule out other causes of palpitations also like anemia, arrhythmia, stress, heart defects, etc. Kindly consult a general physician or cardiologist with your thyroid function tests reports and the medications you are on, for further evaluation.
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