Patient Comments: Palpitations - Causes

What was the cause of your palpitations?

Comment from: Fred, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: February 24

As with Pamela, I have suffer palpitations and shortness of breath which I am reasonably sure is, in my case, the result of stress. I would like to know the effects of alcohol on these symptoms.

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Comment from: Pamela, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: February 14

For the past 2 years I've had shortness of breath along with what feels and seems like my heart is skipping, which when that happens it feels as if I can't catch my breath! My cardiologist just says it's all in my head! I really feel as if it's something really wrong. Family of heart problems all around.

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Comment from: doesnotmatter, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: January 31

I used to wake up sometimes with fast rapid heartbeat. Eventually, I was diagnosed with Sleep apnea. After using CPAC mask, I sleep better and do not wake up to rapid heartbeat. I just thought this little info may help to someone.

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