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Why does someone have heart palpitations?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Irregular heartbeat

The sensation of palpitation, an awareness of the heart beat, is usually related to the heart beating irregularly, rapidly, and/or more forcefully than normal.
At times, patients can get similar sensations in the chest when the heart is beating normally.

In brief: Irregular heartbeat

The sensation of palpitation, an awareness of the heart beat, is usually related to the heart beating irregularly, rapidly, and/or more forcefully than normal.
At times, patients can get similar sensations in the chest when the heart is beating normally.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Palpitations

These are caused by many things.
Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, and primary heart things, the causes are very many in number.

In brief: Palpitations

These are caused by many things.
Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, and primary heart things, the causes are very many in number.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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