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palpitationspal‧pi‧ta‧tions /ˌpælpəˈteɪʃənz/ noun [plural]  MIHBHif you have palpitations, your heart beats quickly in an irregular way
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palpitationsBut this makes me unable to sing, I get such bad palpitations.Palmeiro and his teammates still were experiencing palpitations after surviving to play another day this season.It turned out that she had had palpitations in the past but had forgotten about them.The patient may or may not have palpitations or chest pain associated with the attack.Well, a few of my sweet old ladies are going to have palpitations.Typically, the episode begins with heart palpitations, shortness of breath, and a sense of choking.This patient had experienced several episodes of palpitations although she was otherwise well.Pulsatilla seemed to cover the case as it now presented and successfully treated both the anxiety and the palpitations.
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