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What's causes palpitations?

What's causes palpitations?

Palpitations: Palpitations have many causes from anxiety through anatomic and physiologic abnormalities. The feeling of bounding usually relates to the volume of blood pumped with each palpitation. There is no simple single answer for the question. If you're bothered by the feeling should consult a dr. To see if the problem can be clarified. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Berry
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Palpitation (Definition)

Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also ...Read more


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Are palpitations inherited?

Are palpitations inherited?

Sometimes: Palpitations or the awareness of your heart beat is very common. It may be due to extra beats of the heart from stress, or med/diet issues. Others include atrial fibrillation which may often appear as you age. And, paroxysmal atrial tachycardia which may be inherited or be related to heart wiring issues at birth. Sudden cardiac death my occur in some families due to prolonged qt syndrome. ...Read more

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Are heart palpitations inherited?

Are heart palpitations inherited?

Abnormal rhythms may: Palpitations are sensations that there is some abnormality in the heartbeat. They are subjective. Certain heart rhythm problems have genetic causes. Some may be benign and others life threatening. It is best to record the heartbeat at the time of symptoms and get a baseline ECG for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are palpitations?

What are palpitations?

Awareness of heartbe: This may be the awareness of your normal heart beat that may be faster or more forceful that normal. More commonly this is associated with an awareness of an irregular heart beat such as extra heart beats or an abnormal tachycardia. ...Read more

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What causes palpitations?

What causes palpitations?

Palpitations: Palpitations are the subjective sensation of the beating of your heart. Often, this is the result of an early beat that leads to a pause and then a vigorous heart beat that you feel as a "palpitation." Rarely, an irregular heart beat. In most cases, these are benign. Try eliminating caffeine from your diet to see if this has an effect. See your doctor to determine if you need further testing. ...Read more

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What mean of palpitation?

What mean of palpitation?

Palpitation Sx: Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also found with abnormal hearts. ...Read more

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What's causes palpitations?

Palpitations: Palpitations have many causes from anxiety through anatomic and physiologic abnormalities. The feeling of bounding usually relates to the volume of blood pumped with each palpitation. There is no simple single answer for the question. If you're bothered by the feeling should consult a dr. To see if the problem can be clarified. ...Read more

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How do palpitations affect you ?

How do palpitations affect you ?

Depends on cause: Palpitations could be normal responses or abnormal from pathological condns. It is unpleasant awareness of your own hear beats. Pregnancy, pain, fever, fright fear, anxiety are physiological condns. But extreme anxiety -panic attacks, medication side effect with palp., cardiac conditions, anemia, throid excess, low bp, blood loss with shock, dehydration -extreme, are common conditions with fast hear rate. ...Read more

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Is there a cure to palpitations?

No : No unless cause is found like medication herbals supplements caffeine which is stopping or changed can relieve palpitations ...Read more

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Can you tell me about palpitations?

In general...: Palpitations are the feeling in your chest of an irregular heart beat. Most of the time they are benign. If bothersome or very frequent, your doctor can get an EKG, echocardiogram and lab work (thyroid and electrolytes). Oftentimes a monitor is necessary to see what your heart is doing when you feel these. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Palpitations (Definition)

Heart palpitations are a clinical finding in which a person feels his heart beating strongly, feels his heart beating fast, or both. This can occur with anxiety disorders or heart conditions including ...Read more