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What is wrong if I have heart palpitations?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Palpitations

Palpitations have many causes from anxiety through anatomic and physiologic abnormalities.
The feeling of bounding usually relates to the volume of blood pumped with each palpitation. There is no simple single answer for the question. If you're bothered by the feeling should consult a dr. To see if the problem can be clarified.

In brief: Palpitations

Palpitations have many causes from anxiety through anatomic and physiologic abnormalities.
The feeling of bounding usually relates to the volume of blood pumped with each palpitation. There is no simple single answer for the question. If you're bothered by the feeling should consult a dr. To see if the problem can be clarified.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: See a doctor

Many things can cause palpitations, often benign.
Caffeine, stress, thyroid problems. Many people have harmless irregular rhythms from time to time. Some may be serious, if associated with chest pain or shortness of breath or fainting. You should have an evaluation and find out if there is cause for concern.

In brief: See a doctor

Many things can cause palpitations, often benign.
Caffeine, stress, thyroid problems. Many people have harmless irregular rhythms from time to time. Some may be serious, if associated with chest pain or shortness of breath or fainting. You should have an evaluation and find out if there is cause for concern.
Dr. Barton Cook
Dr. Barton Cook
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