Heart Palpitations Directory
Heart palpitations can be the result of stress or too much caffeine. They can also be a sign of a heart problem such as a heart rhythm disorder. While infrequent palpitations may not be a sign of something serious, any unusual heart rhythms that recur should be evaluated by a doctor. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how palpitations are caused, treatments for palpitations, and much more.
WebMD explains the causes and treatment of heart palpitations, or fast or irregular heart beats.
The Basics of Atrial Flutter
Atrial flutter is an abnormality in the beating of the heart. WebMD provides a comprehensive look at the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of atrial flutter and its cousin, atrial fibrillation.
What Are the Treatments for AFib?
How do you treat atrial fibrillation? Learn about medicines, procedures, and other treatments to get your heart back into a normal rhythm.
What Are Heart Rhythm Disorders (Arrhythmias)?
Learn the causes, symptoms, and types of arrhythmias, which are changes in your heart rhythm that can be brought on by things like stress, disease, or certain medications.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Atrial Fibrillation
See inside a heart during atrial fibrillation. Pictures show the causes, tests, and treatments for this common heart rhythm problem through illustrations and photos.
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Heart Disease
WebMD provides a visual overview of heart disease, including symptoms to watch for, diagnostic tests, treatments, and prevention strategies.