From Our 2012 Archives

Health Tip: Have Heart Palpitations?

(HealthDay News) -- Heart palpitations are sensations that your heart isn't beating in its regular rhythm. In some cases, they can indicate a serious cardiovascular problem such as an irregular heartbeat. In other cases, they can be relatively harmless.

The U.S. National Heart Lung and Blood Institute says any new or unexpected heart palpitations should be checked by a doctor. They could be caused by:

-- Diana Kohnle

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