When Is Heart Rate “Too Slow?”

It can be frightening to learn that your heart isn’t beating normally, especially when it’s racing or quivering. But what about bradycardia, a heartbeat that’s slower than normal? What’s considered “too slow” can vary from person to person,… Continue Reading

What Is a Heart Palpitation?

What is a heart palpitation? What does it feel like? Are heart palpitations normal? Are they dangerous? These are questions I’ve heard many times over years from patients and web site visitors. Heart palpitations are a common form… Continue Reading

Types of Arrhythmias

Most of us take our heart’s continual and steady beating for granted, that is, until our heart skips beats or starts to palpitate, or race. When our heart gets out of sync, either by pulsating in an irregular… Continue Reading