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But palpitations vary in what causes them and how serious they are - ranging from benign to a sign of a serious problem.
Yet, women were more likely than men to report other associated symptoms of heart attack, such as indigestion, shortness of breath, palpitations or pain in the jaw, neck, or arms.
Charbel Abi Khalil, assistant professor of medicine and genetic medicine at WCM-Q, and consultant cardiologist at the Heart Hospital -- Hamad Medical Corporation, wrote a paper entitled 'Investigating palpitations, the role of Holter monitoring and loop recorders.
slb n " Sam, who worked at his dad's CCTV business and was setting up his own firm, had been suffering heart palpitations for months before he died on December 17 last year.
Objective: To determine the yield of 48-hour Holter monitoring in children with unexplained palpitations and the significance of associated symptoms.
To the Editor: Although the triad of palpitations, headaches, and sweating is generally recognized as the classic presentation for pheochromocytoma, we reported the case of a patient with pheochromocytoma who first presented with ventricular tachycardia (VT).
6 You have heart palpitations, you've lost a lot of weight, your hands are sweaty and you feel hot even when it's cold weather.
Normally, heart beats range from 50 - 100 beats/min, however, palpitations are felt when heart beats either decrease or increase than the normal range.
Within minutes of the abdominal palpation he developed nausea, vomiting, diaphoresis, and palpitations.
These palpitations associated with exercise are not usually dangerous unless, of course, an underlying heart condition exists," says Lobban.
Many say they are only aware of the symptoms when in bed and, in most cases, although frightening, palpitations are not dangerous and may be due to anxiety.