Does Chocolate Cause Palpitations?

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Palpitations are heartbeat sensations that feel like your heart is pounding or racing. You may simply have an unpleasant awareness of your own heartbeat, or may feel skipped or stopped beats. The heart's rhythm may be normal or abnormal. Palpitations can be felt in your chest, throat, or neck.

See also: Arrhythmia


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Heartbeat sensations; Irregular heartbeat; Palpitations; Heart pounding or racing


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Normally the heart beats 60 - 100 times per minute. In people...

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