Again, heart palpitations could be due to something with your actual heart system and require a full work-up that often includes an EKG, and maybe a stress-test on the treadmill or echocardiogram to view the heart chambers and leaflets. Either way, talk with your healthcare provider today.
1) Management with Patients with Palpitations. Medscape.com. Web. 11, Aug. 2011.
2) The Patient's Experience of Heart Palpitations and the Cardiology Consultation: An Exploratory Study. Medscape.com. Web. 11, Aug. 2011.
Reviewed August 12, 2011
by Michele Blacksberg R.N.
Edited by Jody Smith