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Because I have heart palpitations does it mean I will get arryhtymia ?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
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When the heart "skips", it's called arrhythmia.
When a person feels their heart "skip", it's called palpitations. Sometimes there is arrhythmia with no palpitation (ie, it's not felt). Sometimes there is palpitation with no arrhythmia (ie, a false alarm). Both situations are very common.

In brief: Let me clarify for U

When the heart "skips", it's called arrhythmia.
When a person feels their heart "skip", it's called palpitations. Sometimes there is arrhythmia with no palpitation (ie, it's not felt). Sometimes there is palpitation with no arrhythmia (ie, a false alarm). Both situations are very common.
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