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.
What Are the Treatments for AFib?
Atrial fibrillation is when your heart quivers, beats irregularly, or skips beats. Learn about treatments and procedures to treat AFib, including risks.
An arrhythmia is an irregular heartbeat. It could be harmless, or it might be very serious. Find out the symptoms and how doctors diagnose and treat it.
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.
Pulmonary Embolism: Symptoms and When to Call the Doctor
A pulmonary embolism (PE) can strike with no symptoms. But most of the time, your body will let you know something’s wrong. Learn the telltale signs and when to call the doctor.
Slideshows & Images
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.
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.