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What are the chances of death due to a heart palpitation?
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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Clinical Lipidology
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In brief: Depends
Palpitations are an awareness of the beating of the heart.
In some patients, there is no abnormality at all. In others benign premature contractions are found which are also benign. In some, supra ventricular arrhythmias are found which are benign and manageable. However, in some patients more worriesome rhythms are found and require additional work up. Please, see your physician.

In brief: Depends
Palpitations are an awareness of the beating of the heart.
In some patients, there is no abnormality at all. In others benign premature contractions are found which are also benign. In some, supra ventricular arrhythmias are found which are benign and manageable. However, in some patients more worriesome rhythms are found and require additional work up. Please, see your physician.
Dr. Nassir Azimi
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
In brief: Zero
Simple palpitations are common, but if you have more than five per minute after you reduce your coffee intake, it's worth finding the cause.
Runs of abnormal rhythm are quite different from the familiar "skipped beat" though they look similar on ekg; and they can be dangerous. A holter monitor will let you know which is which. Good luck.

In brief: Zero
Simple palpitations are common, but if you have more than five per minute after you reduce your coffee intake, it's worth finding the cause.
Runs of abnormal rhythm are quite different from the familiar "skipped beat" though they look similar on ekg; and they can be dangerous. A holter monitor will let you know which is which. Good luck.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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