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What does it mean to have palpitations?

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Dr. Ryan Cooley
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Heart beat sensation

Palpitations refer to an awareness of you heart racing or pounding, too fast or slow.
. Heart palpitations can be triggered by stress, exercise, medication or an underlying medical condition.

In brief: Heart beat sensation

Palpitations refer to an awareness of you heart racing or pounding, too fast or slow.
. Heart palpitations can be triggered by stress, exercise, medication or an underlying medical condition.
Dr. Ryan Cooley
Dr. Ryan Cooley
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Palpitation

Is the sensation one gets when the heart is beating erratically or out of rhythm. Young love can cause them and is entirely benign.
In the setting of a heart attack, they're more ominous. The significance depends on the health of the heart and the nature of the rhythm.

In brief: Palpitation

Is the sensation one gets when the heart is beating erratically or out of rhythm. Young love can cause them and is entirely benign.
In the setting of a heart attack, they're more ominous. The significance depends on the health of the heart and the nature of the rhythm.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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