I have benign heart palpitations. Usually feels like a skipped beat, but sometimes it feels like a quick painful 'hammer' sensation. Is this normal?

Palpitations. Absent structural or function Heart disease chronic palpitations are generally benign with respect to mortality; a change in symptom pattern needs reassessment .

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Heart palpitations, had ECG, Heart Ultrasound and Holter done. Apparently they are benign. But recently when I breathe in I feel my heart skip. Why?

Palpitation Sx. Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also found with abnormal hearts. Read more...