Definition of 'palpitation'
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Then they end up in hospital with heart palpitations. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The sight of a policeman walking toward you sometimes causes heart palpitations. Christianity Today (2000)Anxiety is certainly a common cause of headaches and palpitations. The Sun (2011)It raises body temperature and can cause heart palpitations. The Sun (2012)Other side-effects include heart palpitations and seizures. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Other symptoms include dizziness, breathlessness or chest pains with the palpitations. The Sun (2015)But if the situation worsens, you could get palpitations. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If you are suffering from palpitations, see your doctor. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)They lead in the worst cases to respiratory failure, heart palpitations and brain damage. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The disease is inherited and weakens the muscle cells, leading to heart palpitations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Especially if you get other symptoms, such as heart palpitations. The Sun (2009)But now you're giving me heart palpitations just thinking about it. The Sun (2015)When she was 25 her doctor said she was getting heart palpitations because of her high caffeine intake. The Sun (2012)I had palpitations about not getting my numbers right. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I had terrible heart palpitations and despair and panic overwhelmed me. The Sun (2012)It can cause palpitations and breathlessness, and the fast irregular rhythm may lead to a clot forming in the heart. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Where people report heart palpitations I am pretty sure that is more to do with shock. The Sun (2013)Have you experienced aches, pains, or palpitations for no obvious reason? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The ulcer, the palpitations, the headaches are very real. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)Sometimes, palpitations can be caused by problems with the heart's internal pacemaker. The Sun (2015)It can also causes heart palpitations, just as Daisy had. The Sun (2015)It's bite can cause heart palpitations, swelling and nausea. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There was an ambulance in Toronto at one screening, as a guy had heart palpitations. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She argued, cried, and experienced heart palpitations. Divergent Realities: the Emotional Lives of Mothers, Fathers, and Adolescents (1994)But if you get prolonged palpitations which cause dizziness, shortness of breath or chest pain, get urgent medical help. The Sun (2008)
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