In-depth

Causes

Heart disease

Heart disease, usually thought of as blockages in the arteries that can cause a heart attack, can describe any medical condition affecting your heart.

Sick sinus syndrome

Complications

Mitral valve regurgitation

Mitral valve stenosis

Myocardial ischemia

Premature ventricular contractions

Ventricular fibrillation

Symptoms

Heart palpitations

Heart palpitations are skipped, fluttering or racing heartbeats that aren't usually a symptom of a serious heart problem. Discover the causes and symptoms of this condition.

March 28, 2017
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