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Most common cause of heart palpitationz

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Shayani
32 years experience Cardiology
Abnormalities/Damage: Abnormalities or damage to the structure of your heart are the most common. However there are other causes: heart attacks, high blood pressure, stress ... Read More
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Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience Cardiology
Rapid heart rate.: Tachycardia (rapid heartbeat) causes one to feel palpitations in the chest. It can be caused by exertion, fever or a cardiac arrhythmia such as atria ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart disease: Is a nonspecific term that refers to conditions which impair the heart's ability to function. They include rhythm disturbances, structural disturbance ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Freeman
17 years experience Cardiology
Many things: The major ones are lifestyle and genetics. Eating a diet loaded with saturated fats (i.E animal products), sedentary lifestyle, and genetic predisposi ... Read More
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Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
Living in America: Bad diet, lack of exercise, living to be older than nature expected, and the general failure of our genes to protect us from these illnesses. Give it ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Premature ventricular contractions (PVC) is the technical term for skip beats.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
Risk factors: Atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) occurs when the walls of blood vessels thicken due to deposits of fat and plaque. This narrowing or blocka ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Warren Foster
19 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Environmental heart: Environmental causes of heart disease are difficult to correlate accurately. Here's a link to an article that discusses the different evidence and ma ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Smoke: Smoking and second hand smoke.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Freeman
17 years experience Cardiology
Yes: A cold or virus particularly with lots of coughing, but sometimes without can cause diffuse aches and pains in chest. Some viruses can lead to an infl ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, a ... Read More
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