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Constant racing heartbeats?

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Dr. Jason Rubenstein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: It Varies

Racing heartbeats, or palpitations, may come from a wide variety of conditions.
Premature atrial (pacs) or ventricular contractions (pvcs) are common. Supraventricular tachycardia, atrial fibrillation/flutter, ventricular tachycardia all can cause a rapid pulse. Sometimes just the normal rhythm going faster than normal may cause a sensation of palpitations.

In brief: It Varies

Racing heartbeats, or palpitations, may come from a wide variety of conditions.
Premature atrial (pacs) or ventricular contractions (pvcs) are common. Supraventricular tachycardia, atrial fibrillation/flutter, ventricular tachycardia all can cause a rapid pulse. Sometimes just the normal rhythm going faster than normal may cause a sensation of palpitations.
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