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What can someone do to control his or her breathing when they have heart palpitations?

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Dr. Irv Loh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Relax. Seek help.

Although some palpitations can compromise cardiac function enough to cause shortness of breath, most breathing issues associated with palpitations are caused by the accompanied panic.
Breathing control will not change the palpitations per se; getting to the cause of the palpitations and treating the cause to control or eliminate the reason for the palpitations is the goal. See your doctor!

In brief: Relax. Seek help.

Although some palpitations can compromise cardiac function enough to cause shortness of breath, most breathing issues associated with palpitations are caused by the accompanied panic.
Breathing control will not change the palpitations per se; getting to the cause of the palpitations and treating the cause to control or eliminate the reason for the palpitations is the goal. See your doctor!
Dr. Irv Loh
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Yes but

It may or may not alleviate the palpitations which may require further evaluation.

In brief: Yes but

It may or may not alleviate the palpitations which may require further evaluation.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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