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... Hello everybody. I am hoping to learn a little bit about what is going on with my body right now. About a month ago, I started waking up with my heart beating out of my chest. It happened a handful of times and was so rapid, it scared me. I finally made an appointment to get it checked out. Turns out I have iron deficiency anemia. I know they had me on iron supplements... (2 replies)
... Hi Geogal: I'm a 48 year old female going through perimenopause, and have had really heavy periods (started about three years ago). The heavy bleeding caused me to become anemic. I was constantly eating ice and I was so tired I felt like if I closed my eyes to sleep I could die. That's how drowsy I would become. Anyway, I started having really bad problems with pvc's. I... (2 replies)
... Yes, The heart works on an impulse feedback system and because your iron is low, the oxygen content of your blood is low and is causing the heart to create extra beats in order to try to keep up with the demand for oxygen. It is like when you are walking with some one who has a longer stride than yours and you have to take two steps in order to maintain the exact pace. The... (2 replies)

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