Patient Comments: Palpitations - Symptoms

What do your palpitation symptoms feel like?

Comment from: Delith, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: December 01

I have palpitations every day and also up the left side of my neck. Sometimes I feel I can't breathe. I have had this for 40 years but it has definitely got worse as I got older. I am waiting to go back to the heart specialist.

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Comment from: Vickie., 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: November 20

My palpitations last for 12 hours, start early morning around 2 to 3. I feel the rapid beat in the left side of my neck. Beats are irregular too. I can't get out of bed for 12 hours, just to feed cats, maybe have soup 6 hours in.

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Comment from: miss carlos, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: November 12

My palpitation symptoms feels like someone is sitting on my chest and I have no air to breathe. It is very scary.

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Comment from: officer, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: February 20

With palpitations I have sudden racing in the right side of my chest.

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Comment from: olga, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: July 09

My palpitations feel like skipping sensations and at times when I'm at rest it feels like my heart wants to stop. I feel most of my palpitations when I'm at rest. Sometimes they feel like someone is pounding on my chest. I get up right away. It feels like my heart skips a beat then it continues with a heartbeat. One cardiologist told me that I will need a pacemaker one day. I had a heart attack 25 years ago. I'm tired most of the time.

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Comment from: sansav, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: May 01

I've been getting palpitations with shortness of breath for the past three days. I feel panicky. It happens off and on during the day. I also have a history of low blood pressure.

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