Heart Palpitation Information

Heart palpitations are the sensations that are felt due to irregularities in the beating of heart. The sensation occurs mainly because of the abnormal beating of the heart. Though it happens only for a few seconds, the fluttering and pounding of the heart wrongly appears to people as a heart attack. Heart palpitations can also be termed rapid heart rate, tachycardia and racing heart. There are a number of reasons for the irregularities of heart. In the following lines, we have provided a list of the causes and symptoms of heart palpitations.

Causes Of Heart Palpitation

  • Nervousness
  • Tension and anxiety
  • Constipation
  • Excessive smoking
  • Flatulence
  • Stress
  • Physical activity
  • Having too much caffeine
  • Too much intake of nicotine
  • Fever
  • Thyroid disorder
  • Anemia
  • Blood loss
  • Excessive pain
  • Lack of oxygen
  • Hormone changes associated with menstruation, pregnancy & menopause
  • Certain medications, such as pseudoephedrine, an ingredient in some cold and allergy medicines
  • Anything that increases the work load of the heart
  • Increase in the force of the contraction of the heart muscle
Symptoms Of Heart Palpitation
  • Sweating
  • Blackouts
  • Skipping or fluttering sensations
  • Dizziness
  • Fainting
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest discomfort or pain
  • Fast pulse rate
  • Poor heart functions

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