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Feels like my heart keeps stopping
Palpitations but it seldom happens and only a single beat is out of place
Noticeable rapid, or irregular heartbeat (palpitations) during exertion
Can't drink cola or coffee because it will cause palpitations
Working causes my heart to start pounding or beating rapidly
Heartbeat becomes irregular on Wednesday / Thursday / Friday
Blood pressure was raised when the palpitations happened
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Content updated on Sep 6, 2022
Palpitation is the sensation that the heartbeat is not normal. Common descriptions include racing, pounding, fluttering, skipping, flip-flopping or irregular beating.
Seek professional care if you experience any of the following symptoms
Feel the heart is pounding
Arrhythmias are problems with the rate or rhythm of your heartbeat, where it might beat too slowly, too fast or with an irregular pattern. Benign arrhythmias are heartbeat irregularities which do not cause any symptoms. Causes include certain medications, caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, cocaine, inhaled aerosols, diet pills, stress, etc.
Atrial fibrillation is a heart condition that causes an irregular and often abnormally fast heart rate, that can lead to blood clots in the heart. Atrial fibrillation increases the risk of stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications. Atrial fibrillation can be caused by many conditions, most commonly heart valve diseases and heart failure.
Anemia is a disorder in which the body's tissues don't get enough oxygen due to insufficient healthy red blood cells. There are several types anemia with various causes, the most common being iron-deficiency anemia which is a result of insufficient iron. Iron is required to produce haemoglobin, a substance in the red blood cells which help carry oxygen.
A condition affecting the upper chambers of the heart, resulting in abnormally fast heartbeat. This can come and go suddenly, and last from a few minutes to a few days. It occurs when there is a problem in the usual signaling system of the heart and usually not life-threatening, but in rare cases, can lead to cardiac arrest or loss of consciousness. It can affect anyone. Risk factors include: heart or coronary artery defects or disease, emotional or physical stress/fatigue, and existing thyroid problems.
Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this symptom
Do you feel your heart is pounding?
Do you have more frequent palpitations when you are working?
Do you have more frequent palpitations when you are sleeping?
Do you have palpitations on your day off work?
Do you feel the palpitations are related to your breathing?
Other Related Symptoms
Goyal A, Robinson KJ, Katta S, Sanchack KE. Palpitation. 2022 Apr 25. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2022 Jan–. PMID: 28613787.
Giada F, Raviele A. Clinical Approach to Patients with Palpitations. Card Electrophysiol Clin. 2018 Jun;10(2):387-396. doi: 10.1016/j.ccep.2018.02.010. PMID: 29784490.
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