Heart palpitations are noticeable feelings or sensations of a heart beating too hard or too fast. While palpitations can signal the presence of an existing heart condition, such as Afib, stress and anxiety can also cause palpitations. Here are six ways to naturally relieve anxiety-induced heart palpitations:
If you are experiencing symptoms of a heart attack, immediately call 9-1-1. If the above techniques don't improve your situation, or if your heart palpitations become more frequent or worrisome, schedule an appointment with your physician or a cardiologist. They will work with you to run the appropriate tests for diagnosis and create the right treatment plan for you.
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