How many heart palpitations can I have a day that's still considered normal? I'm already on propranolol.
Depends on what kind. Palpitation can be due to a heightened normal body response response to a situation or to an abnormal or so called ectopic rhythm . If yours is cause by the latter , once a day is one day too many. If it is the former your doctor may want to look for other things such as mental or other medical conditions including anemia,thyroid etc.
I've been having heart palpitations for a week out of nowhere. I have propranol for when they get bad. Checked out fine before. Does this warrant ER?
Palpitations. . My concern, as it is yours, is that they haven't stopped for one week. People can have history of an issue which causes palpitations, but when they last this long they deserve another evaluation. I believe an emergency department visit is in order. Read more...