Heart palpitations are fluttering, pounding, or fast-paced beating sensations in the heart. Although heart palpitations can sometimes be indicative of a heart condition, they are usually harmless.
Heart palpitations can create sensations in your chest, throat, or neck that feel like your heart is:
Because heart palpitations are rarely worrisome, they don’t usually need to be treated. If your doctor determines there is another preexisting heart problem causing the palpitations, they will work with you on a treatment plan for that condition.
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