Why do you have palpitations (causes)?

We all know it, the strong palpitations, positive as well as negative. The causes can cause pleasant feelings, but also anxiety!

The first great love that makes your heart beat or you have your heart broken for the first time. Or think about your first day of school, which you or your own child have longed for.

Or the birth of your first child, your heart can literally jump out of your chest with excitement. These are all brief stress situations that the body can handle.

The technical term for heart stumbling and beating is palpiation. But what if you feel there is another cause?


Let's get to the bottom of it all!

There are many causes for inexplicable palpitations. When it is necessary to listen to your body and how to tell if your heartbeat is normal at rest or not, we will explore here a little more detail.

In addition, we will address ways in which you can research and learn about your needs yourself.

How does it feel?

  • You can hear a throbbing and throbbing in the chest.
  • There is a feeling that your pulse can be felt right down to the carotid artery.
  • You consciously perceive your heartbeat: B. particularly violent throbbing, an irregular throbbing or too fast and too slow throbbing.
  • They believe they can feel a strong palpitation in peace.
  • In addition, it can also be a wrong body perception.

What does fast palpitation mean?

Palpitations are a widespread phenomenon. Most are extrasystoles, these are extra heartbeats that can briefly knock the heart out of tune. It is also called heart stumbling.

Your body puts itself on alert, while messenger substances are sent out, the adrenaline, for example. These prepare your body for exciting events, such as the fight against big monsters or the battle on the field.

Palpitations are therefore usually not a threat to you, but only a warning system to prepare you for possible dangers in the situation.

What are possible triggers for strong palpitations?

Here are harmless causes

These disappear quickly again and you only have to worry if they last longer: At

  • slight excitement
  • Anticipation
  • stressful situations that last no longer than a few hours
  • acute lack of sleep
  • and with inner restlessness