"Why does my heart skip a crazy beat?" Maybe it’s love, like Diana Ross sings about.
Most of the time, a fast-beating, pounding, or skipping heart isn't reason to worry. But sometimes these palpitations can be signs of trouble.
Many say a palpitation feels like a heaviness in the chest, head, or even the neck. Sometimes there’s a flip-flopping in the chest, or the heart may stop or skip for a brief second.