Palpitations
Unpleasant sensations of irregular and/or forceful beating of the heart. In some patients with palpitations, no heart disease or abnormal heart rhythms can be found. In others, palpitations result from abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias). Arrhythmias refer to heartbeats that are too slow, too rapid, irregular, or

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  • palpitations — pal|pi|ta|tions [ ,pælpı teıʃənz ] noun plural the movements of your heart when it BEATS faster than usual …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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