Causes of Palpitations

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Doctor's View on Causes of Palpitations

Comment by John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

What are palpitations?

Palpitations are unpleasant sensations of irregular, rapid, or forceful beating of the heart. They are a common occurrence, though often not a cause for concern.

Causes of palpitations

There are numerous causes for palpitations including

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/13/2013