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  Early American Manual Therapy
In cases where the palpitation is purely secondary, as in anemia, from the changed state of the blood, and in acute infectious diseases, from the irritation of toxic substances circulating in the blood, the lesions belong to the primary disease.
The palpitation, dyspnea, small and irregular pulse, and cool extremities are due to the cardiac dilatation, and are benefited by treatment of that condition.
The palpitation of the heart may be quieted by the inhibition applied to the accelerators; the dyspnea by very cautious and gentle elevation of the ribs; the pain by inhibition of the local nerve supply of the part affected; other symptoms, according to their kind, may be met by the usual osteopathic procedures.
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 Palpitation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Palpitation is a sensation in which a person is aware of an irregular, hard, or rapid heartbeat.
A palpitation is an awareness of the beating of the heart, whether it is too slow, too fast, irregular, or at its normal frequency; brought on by overexertion, adrenaline, alcohol, disease (such as hyperthyroidism) or drugs, or as a symptom of panic disorder.
Palpitations may be felt with heart problems, but also in anemias and thyroid malfunction.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Palpitation   (1179 words)

True palpitation is always of this character, tho slight disturbances with intermittences of the pulse and fluttering of the heart may happen in less well-defined attacks.
Palpitation is often a sign of serious disease; again, it may happen in persons who are upset by indiscretions of diet, abuses of tea or tobacco, or in those who are enfeebled by lack of exercise or other debilitating conditions.
Palpitation of a troublesome kind is often seen in people who have hardening of the arteries, and when these attacks are accompanied by wind on the stomach and indigestion, the' true cause may be overlooked, but the attacks are never overcome till the hardening of the arteries is treated.
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Palpitation, a common problem, is a state in which the heart beats forcibly and maybe, irregularly.
The main symptom of palpitation of the heart is a kind of ‘thumping’ feeling in the chest.The patient feels a real discomfort in the front of the chest.The pulse rate may become faster than normal.
Palpitation of the heart may occur due to a variety of factors, most of which may not be related to the heart itself.
www.allayurveda.com /ail_palpitation.htm   (257 words)

 St. Joseph's Hospital: Ask St. Joseph's: Palpitation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Palpitation is considered normal in certain situations, such as vigorous physical activity or sudden emotional stress.
Often, however, palpitation may be an important symptom indicating an underlying disturbance in the heart's electrical conduction system or another condition which may be having a direct effect on the heart's rhythm and rate such as an overactive thyroid gland, adrenaline secreting tumor, low blood sugar, and many others.
Your symptoms of palpitations should be investigated by a physician to determine their potential significance.
www.stjosephs-highland.org /palpitation.htm   (419 words)

 palpitation - HighBeam Encyclopedia
palpitation, abnormal heartbeat that is often associated with a sensation of fluttering or thumping.
Palpitation may be a symptom of organic heart disease or of other body disorders such as an overactive thyroid gland or anemia.
In healthy persons palpitation can be brought on by undue exertion, shock, excitement, or stimulants.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-palpitat.html   (205 words)

 Palpitation - Psychology Wiki - A Wikia wiki
Palpitation - Psychology Wiki - A Wikia wiki
A palpitation is an awareness of the beating of the heart, whether it is too slow, too fast, irregular, or at its normal frequency; brought on by overexertion, adrenaline, alcohol, disease (e.g hyperthyroidism) or drugs, or as a symptom of panic disorder.
Palpitations may be felt with heart problems, but also in anaemias and thyroid malfunction.
psychology.wikia.com /wiki/Palpitation   (246 words)

 Palpitations - Page 1
Palpitation is an awareness of a strong, fast, irregular, abnormal or “galloping” heartbeat.
Palpitations tend to be unpleasant and may even be quite violent.
Palpitations are also frequently caused by psychological disorders, such as panic attacks or depression.
heart.healthcentersonline.com /signssymptoms/palpitation.cfm   (270 words)

 Common Diseases and Biochemic Treatment:p   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The extrinsic causes of palpitation are: anaemia, dyspepsia, thoracic or abdominal tumor or dilated stomach which hamper the heart's action, exophthalmia goiter, early stages or lung tuberculosis, excessive use of tobacco, tea, coffee, alcohol and certain drugs.
The intrinsic causes are: gross cardiac lesions, auricular flutter and fibrillation and paroxysmal tachycardia.
It is useful in functional complaints of the heart, intermittent with palpitation after rheumatic fever with exhaustion.
www.indiangyan.com /books/homeopathybooks/biochemic_treatment/p.shtml   (3299 words)

 Heart palpitation - healing with herbs, vitamins and minerals.
Palpitations occur when the stress hormone adrenalin is released to make the heart beat harder and faster to adjust to a particular situation.
When palpitations occur after the least exercise or emotion, heart disease should be considered, where an infection or inflammation is the cause, or it could signal an impending heart attack.
During pregnancy, palpitations sometimes occur as a reaction to extra strain on the heart, but usually heart palpitations and arrhythmias occur in people who are more excited as a reaction to psychological stress, which is unrelated to heart disease.
www.herbs2000.com /disorders/heart_palpitation.htm   (915 words)

Palpitations are the sensation of a rapidly or irregularly beating heart.
A very common cause of palpitations is the overuse of stimulants, including caffeine (coffee, tea, sodas), nicotine, diet pills, and medications such as decongestants.
If your palpitations persist and are frequent, or if they are producing significant symptoms, your health care provider may show you several physical maneuvers that may be used to slow your pulse without medication.
www.temple.edu /heart/html/palpitations.html   (636 words)

 Heart palpitation and normal heartbeat information at MedicineNet.com
The most common symptoms are a feeling of palpitations and a sensation of a racing heart beat.
Excess thyroid hormone causes palpitations and some degree of exercise intolerance that is due to an increased heart rate and fatigue.
Palpitations are unpleasant sensations of irregular and/or forceful beating of the heart.
www.medicinenet.com /palpitations/article.htm   (832 words)

 Palpitation : Medical Symptom Description - WrongDiagnosis.com
Palpitation: Palpitation is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom Palpitations.
Palpitations (medical symptom): The term "palpitations" loosely means any time a person can sense their own heartbeat, and believes it to be unusual or abnormal.
Thus, palpitations may be used by patients to describe racing heartbeat, rapid heart beat, slow heart beat, irregular heartbeat, and various arrhythmias.
www.wrongdiagnosis.com /symptom/palpitation.htm   (375 words)

 Heart palpitation causes, palpitation symptoms and palpitation cures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The main symptom of heart palpitation is a kind of 'thumping' feeling in the chest.
Although palpitations do occur among other symptoms in serious heart disease, the vast majority of cases are due to anxiety and have no direct connection with heart disease whatsoever.
It should be taken in doses of two to three grams with the addition of a pinch of camphor and cinnamon.
www.home-remedies-for-you.com /remedy/Palpitation.html   (910 words)

 Heart arrhythmia and palpitations - Better Health Channel.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The occasional palpitation is nothing to worry about, but consistent irregularities of the heart beat should be investigated by a doctor.
Occasional palpitations during periods of emotional or physical stress are normal and are nothing to worry about.
Many short-lived heart arrhythmias, felt as palpitations (an awareness of the heart beat), are caused by stress or emotional upset.
www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au /bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Heart_arrhythmia_and_palpitations?open   (853 words)

 Anxiety Zone - Palpitation, rapid heart beat, panic attacks
A palpitation is an awareness of the beating of the heart, whether it is too slow, too fast, or at its normal frequency; brought on by overexertion, alcohol, disease or drugs, or as a symptom of panic disorder.
Palpitations alongside other symptoms, including sweating, faintness, chest pain or dizziness, indicate irregular or poor heart function and should be pursued.
The information above is not intended for and should not be used as a substitute for the diagnosis and/or treatment by a licensed, qualified, health-care professional.
www.anxietyzone.com /symptoms/palpitation.html   (199 words)

 Heart Palpitation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Palpitation is considered normal in certain Heart symptom Palpitation Treatments If your heart beat is racing or beating unusually fast and you are not engaged in physical activity you are likely experiencing heart palpitations.
Find detailed information on Palpitation and its symptoms attack heart palpitation causes and cures for heart palpitation Explains palpitations (abnormal heart beats) and includes symptoms of arrhythmias and causes.
Palpitations murmur are frequent irregular heartbeats that can instill fear and anxiety.
www.digitalinterference.org   (420 words)

 Heart Palpitation Rapid or irregular heart rate
Heart palpitation is typically an expected sensation when the force and rate of the heartbeat are considerably elevated.
Although most complaints of palpitation reflect a minor cardiac problem or a sign of anxiety, it is possible that they involve some kind of coronary artery disease.
Fourteen percent of cardiac patients later suffer from panic disorder, which is the worried anticipation of having an anxiety attack or heart attack.
www.anxieties.com /panic-step1b.php   (736 words)

 Heart Palpitations : by Ray Sahelian, M.D.
The cause of Heart palpitations are many, and it may take a good history and physical to determine which of many reasons is the cause of the heart palpitation.
In her case the palpitations were a result of a severe physical trauma to the chest.
Her doctor was medicating her for her palpitations with something that was making her feel lousy and controlling but not eliminating the palpitations.
www.raysahelian.com /heartpalpitations.html   (2618 words)

 Medical Dictionary: Palpitation - WrongDiagnosis.com
Palpitation: An awareness of the heartbeat normally associated with fear, emotion or exertion but may also be associated with neurosis, arrhythmias, heart disease and an overactive circulation.
Palpitation: Palpitations; unpleasant sensation of irregular and/or forceful beating of the heart.
Palpitation (symptom): The term "palpitations" loosely means any time a person can sense their own heartbeat, and believes it to be unusual or abnormal.
www.wrongdiagnosis.com /medical/palpitation.htm   (388 words)

 KARACHI: Palpitation not life threatening -DAWN - Local; October 29, 2001
KARACHI, Oct 28: Palpitation is an abnormal sensation of pounding or fluttering or simply a sensation of an irregularity in normal rhythm of the heart.
Giving a presentation on Palpitation, at a monthly public health awareness programme of the hospital, he said heart has an electrical system that generates signals at regular intervals, giving rise to the normal heartbeat.
Electrical signals from within the heart are recorded and the area from where the palpitation is originating, is identified.
www.dawn.com /2001/10/29/local9.htm   (356 words)

 Information about Heart palpitation
Heart palpitations are sensations that feel like pounding or racing.
Palpitations can be felt in your chest, throat, or neck.
If you have heart palpitations, you should contact your doctor to make sure it is not caused by a serious condition.
www.mamashealth.com /heart/pal.asp   (181 words)

 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Heart palpitations
Palpitations are heartbeat sensations that feel like pounding or racing.
Keep a record of how often you have palpitations, when they happen, how long they last, your heart rate at the time of the palpitations, and what you are feeling at the time.
If you do not have the symptoms at the time of your visit, the doctor will want to know what your pulse was at the time you felt the palpitations and whether or not the rhythm felt regular.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/003081.htm#Definition   (921 words)

 Q&A: Heart Palpitations | AHealthyMe.com
I have had palpitation problems for a few years, initially post exercise, sometimes after a hot bath in the evening.
In some age groups, palpitations representing a primary heart rhythm abnormality can lead to a drop in blood pressure as the heart keeps up with the high speed of the arrhythmia.
If you do have rhythm abnormalities that are causing your palpitations, then be sure to consult your physician as to extra medications, maneuvers or responses you can bring along in case of need.
www.ahealthyme.com /topic/qapalpitations   (434 words)

 Treatment Of Palpitation
When a person has an attack of palpitation, it is not possible by any known means to cause the heart immediately to become slow and regular.
People who are subject to palpitation have ordinarily tried many different forms of treatment, and know better than any one else what helps them.
It is important in the handling of people with palpitation to secure their confidence, remove their fear of pain and danger, and persuade them to abstain from harmful forms of treatment.
www.oldandsold.com /articles31n/heart-54.shtml   (433 words)

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