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.
Can be. Palpitations represent various rhythm problems, some of which can run in families.