Palpitations

About- Heart palpitations commonly known as the only Palpitation are the perceived abnormality of the heartbeat i.e. the feeling of having a fast-beating, fluttering or pounding heart

Symptoms-
The feeling of heart palpitations may be like
 Skipping beats
 Fluttering rapidly
 Beating too fast
 Pounding
 Flip-flopping

Causes-
 A Fever
 Abnormal heart valves
 Anemia
 Anxiety disorder
 Arrhythmia
 Blood loss
 Certain medications, including beta-blockers, asthma inhalers, and decongestants
 Dehydration
 Depression
 Electrolyte abnormalities
 Fear
 Heart disease
 Hormone changes associated with menstruation, pregnancy or menopause
 Hyperthyroidism
 Low blood sugar
 Low levels of oxygen or carbon dioxide in the blood
 Panic attack
 Shock
 Smoking
 Stimulants, including caffeine, nicotine, cocaine, amphetamines, and cold and cough medications that contain pseudoephedrine
 Strenuous exercise
 Stress
 Too much or too little thyroid hormone

Specialist to visit
 Cardiologist

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References
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.webmd.com

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