Heart palpitations? what creates heart palpitations?
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Cardiology 28 years experience
Usually : Usually heart palpitations are ectopic beats of the heart. The heart rhythm and electricity tends to follow a standard path from sa node to av node to ventricle. If you have an extra beat or beats that travel in a circle then you will feel palpitations.
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Cardiology 51 years experience
Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, and primary heart things, the causes are very many in number.
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Why do I have heart palpitations?
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Cardiology 55 years experience
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