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Heart palpitations are the feeling of a fast-beating, pounding heart. Palpitations by themselves are usually harmless, but sometimes they can be a symptom of a more serious medical condition.
It is often hard to find the sole reason as to the cause of heart palpitations, however these conditions can lead to heart palpitations
Heart palpitations may feel like the patient’s heart is
If the doctor believes that the heart palpitations are caused by another heart condition, they may ask the patient to take certain tests including
Heart palpitations do not require treatment unless there is a heart condition, if palpitations are caused by a condition, treatment will focus on correcting that condition.
If the patient’s heart palpitations are caused by another heart condition, the doctor may suggest some lifestyle changes for the patient. These include