Hello! This is the best forum I could find here although I do not think I have heart disease I have a question. About 2 weeks ago I started on 3mg of Biotin a day. My barber said some get hair growth. About the 4th day I noticed I was having palpations, most prevalent in the evening. They were really disturbing since I had never had them before. I wondered about the Biotin and did some research and sure enough many to experience heart palpitations on Biotin. I stopped it on the 4th day. It's getting near 2 weeks and I still have them. It doesn't hurt. There's no pain and I've had vigorous work outside without effect. But it'd distracting and somewhat worrisome. I am not on the verge of panic or anything like that. I wonder, it's almost like I'm secreting too much adrenalin. Could that be an effect of Biotin? I know the feeling of adrenalin and it makes my lower gut quiver and shake. It usually subsides quickly. But this all started with the Biotin. Should I be worried with no pain or shortness of breath associated? Is it taking that long for the Biotin I took to be expelled? I'd surely appreciate any suggestions. Jack ":-DXView Thread
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