Heart Palpitations Quiz

  • Which of these may be a symptom of heart palpitations?

    Being more aware of your own heartbeat

    Feeling like your heart skips a beat or stops

    Feeling some fluttering in your chest

    All of the above

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  • Are palpitations dangerous?

    Yes

    No

    Maybe

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  • If you're experiencing frequent or severe heart palpitations, how soon should you seek help?

    Immediately

    Within 24 hours

    Within a few days

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  • If you're having palpitations, does that mean you have a heart problem?

    Yes

    No

    Maybe

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  • Which other medical problems may cause heart palpitations?

    Low blood count (anemia)

    Medicines

    Overactive thyroid

    Pregnancy

    All of these can cause palpitations

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  • Drinking too much caffeine may cause heart palpitations.

    True

    False

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  • What else may cause heart palpitations?

    Drugs such as cocaine or amphetamines

    Some cough and cold medicines

    Some herbs and supplements

    Stress

    All of the above

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  • If you see a doctor for heart palpitations, will you need tests?

    Yes

    No

    Maybe

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  • What can you do at home to prevent palpitations?

    Exercise once you have your doctor's approval

    Find ways to reduce stress

    Reduce your caffeine intake

    Tell your doctor about new medicines, herbs, and supplements before taking them

    All of the above

    Correct Answer