What Causes Heart Palpitations?
Certain medications, nicotine, caffeine, fever, infections, dehydration, pregnancy. Palpitations may also be caused by a more serious condition that requires medical care. For instance, you may experience them if you have:
What are the Symptoms of Palpitations?
Dizziness, difficulty breathing, sweating, chest pain are some of the symptoms of palpitations.
How are Heart Palpitations Diagnosed?
The following tests may be required:
How are Heart Palpitations Treated?
Most heart palpitations will go away on their own. Reducing stress and anxiety is important, reducing stimulants such as caffeine/nicotine/cold medicine/decongestants. In more serious cases medications may be needed to prevent recurrence and as a final resort cardiac ablation procedures may be needed to deal with more difficult heart rhythm abnormalities.