‘Why does my heart skip a crazy beat?’ Maybe it’s love, like Diane Ross sings about. Most of the time…(a) skipping heart isn’t reason to worry. But sometimes these palpitations can be signs of trouble.” -WebMD
Though the contents of this article are meant to invoke a chuckle or two, a heart problem isn’t anything to joke about. So, here are signs that most often accompany a severe heart problem: shortness of breath, severe chest pain, heavy sweating and dizziness, or feelings of faint. This is a medical emergency, so you should probably cease reading and call an ambulance.
№2 Symptoms of palpitations
Most palpitations are caused by a harmless hiccup in the heart's rhythm. A few reflect a problem in the heart or elsewhere in the body. Doctors can be quick to attribute palpitations to anxiety, depression, or some other emotional or psychological problem. Although sometimes that's right, it's important to first rule out harmful heart rhythms and other physical causes.
Different people experience heart palpitations in different ways. Palpitations can feel like the heart is fluttering, throbbing, flip-flopping, murmuring ,or pounding. They can also feel like the heart skips a beat. Some people feel palpitations as a pounding in the chest or neck; others feel them as a general sense of unease.