Heart Palpitations

Good News About Caffeine and Your Heart Health

…Has Found that Caffeine May Not Be the Culprit Years ago, it was thought that caffeine was a major cause of heart palpitations. But, a new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that caffeine may not be the culprit. Researchers at the University of California performed…

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What are Cardiac Arrhythmias?

…basically the term refers to an irregular heart rhythm, which can also be noted as an irregular pulse. Essentially, the heartbeat goes off cadence and this irregularity may or may not be felt in your body. Many people are aware of skipping, strongly palpitating or rapid heartbeats, while other asymptomatic…

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Civil War History of Stress and Heart Disease

heart disease now. Some of those poor soldiers—many of whom were very young men, and even boys—had complaints that were at first written off as lack of sleep, or "bad food." They would report shortness of breath, fatigue with exertion, inability to keep up with comrades, palpitations of the heart,…

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On the Road With Dr. Sinatra

…-sensitive people we met, actually turn their household electricity off while they sleep to limit their exposure. Then, there was Una. Her palpitations, rapid heart rates, and lightheadedness all dissipate when she travels. And her husband confirmed the difference in how she feels and relates when they…

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Stroke Symptoms for Women

We often hear that women have different heart attack symptoms than men, but did you know that stroke symptoms for women can be different, too? Unfortunately, I have first-hand experience with this. I was 13 years old when my paternal grandmother died from a massive stroke. I can’t help but think that…

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To Live a Longer Life, Even Moderate Exercise Gives You Big Benefits

As you know, exercise is essential for your heart and overall health. Now, a new study published in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise has quantified the powerful impact exercise can have on the length of your life. For this study, researchers looked at data collected in the National…

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