Any Information about Heart Palpitations?

Q:
Can you give me some information about heart palpitations?

A:
If you have heart palpitations, you can feel that your heart is beating fast, beating hard or fluttering.

Causes of heart palpitations include:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Vigorous exercise
  • Intake of caffeine, nicotine, cocaine, or alcohol
  • Hormone changes because of pregnancy, menstruation or menopause

Often, they are not harmful. However, it may also be a sign of a more severe condition. If heart palpitations occur frequently, you should see a doctor.

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* The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.