Stress, caffeine and smoking are major causes of heart palpitations. I had them for several years before a specialist was able to pinpoint the cause. I only had to cut my caffeine down, but it fixed it.
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i read it can be caused by stress among other stuff. the past few daysi feel my heart beat and sometimes it feels like it comes in late or out of rythm. ive been real stressed out about alot of stuff for awhile. can that be causing it?
Hi Dr. Grief; I ve been having heart palpitations on and off for the past 2 weeks and I m wondering what could be causing this? I am a 42 year old woman with hypothyroidism. I take thyroid meds daily; I don t take any supplements. I ve been under stress with a new job - could this be stress?
Hi For the last week or so my heart seems to be missing a beat every couple of minutes or so , thru the day ...I do have a lot of stress but think I m quite used to the stress of 4 high needs foster children with challenging behaviours. Other than controlled blood pressure. I am healthy and work hard without any symtoms . I have had a fleeting heart murmer since birth. Do you think the heart missing beats are serious ?