Symptom: Palpitations

Palpitations: Abnormality of the heart beat that person can feel
Introduction: The term "palpitations" loosely means any time a person can sense their own heartbeat, and believes it to be unusual or abnormal. Thus, palpitations may be used by patients to describe racing heartbeat, rapid heart beat, slow heart beat, irregular heartbeat, and various arrhythmias.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Palpitations:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Palpitations (72 conditions)
  • Medications or substances causing symptom: Palpitations (54 listings)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Palpitations (27 conditions)

  • Disease information: see also Palpitations condition information
  • Causes of Palpitations (67 conditions)
  • Medication Causes of Palpitations (53 causes)
    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Symptoms related to Palpitations: rapid heart beat (51), slow heart beat (10), heart rhythm symptoms (100)
    Palpitations type of: Heart symptoms (130), Heart rhythm symptoms (100)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Palpitations: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Palpitations as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Medications or substances causing Palpitations: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Palpitations as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Palpitations: The following list of conditions have 'Palpitations' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


  • Anaphylaxis ... palpitations
  • Anorexia Nervosa ... heart palpitations
  • Arrhythmias ... heart palpitations
  • Atrial Fibrillation ... palpitations


  • Cardiomyopathy ... palpitations
  • Cor pulmonale ... palpitations


  • Diabetic hypoglycemia ... palpitations


  • Friedreich's ataxia ... heart palpitations


  • Graves Disease ... palpitations


  • Heart attack ... palpitations
  • Heart disease ... palpitations
  • Hyperthyroidism ... palpitations
  • Hypoglycemia ... palpitations
  • Hypoglycemic attack ... palpitations


  • Marfan syndrome ... palpitations
  • Menopause ... palpitations


  • Panic attack ... heart palpitations
  • Panic disorder ... heart palpitations
  • Pheochromocytoma ... palpitations
  • Postpartum depression ... heart palpitations
  • Premenstrual syndrome ... palpitations
  • Primary pulmonary hypertension ... Palpitations


  • Sick sinus syndrome ... palpitations
  • Sinus node disease ... palpitations
  • Stress ... palpitations


  • Tachycardia ... palpitations


  • Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome ... palpitations

    Related medical articles for Palpitations:
  • Introduction: Palpitations
  • Basic Summary for Palpitations
  • Causes of Palpitations
  • Medication Causes of Palpitations

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