Palpitations are heartbeats which are irregular and can be caused a variety of things such as stimulants like caffeine, exercise, anxiety or stress. Individuals may experience the sensation of a skipped or extra heart beat, a jumping feeling in the chest or pounding, fluttering. Palpitations are often the symptom of an underlying problem which when treated will cause the palpitations to go away. Stress management techniques, cutting out stimulant and certain herbal therapies can help treat the symptoms of palpitations.
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