The Traditional Chinese Medicine Approach to Heart Palpitations

Heart palpitations are the sensations of pounding, fluttering, or rapid heartbeats. Factors that can cause palpitations include certain medications, hormonal changes in women (menopause, menses, or pregnancy), fever, nicotine, caffeine, exercise, stress, and anxiety. Palpitations can also be indications of a hidden disorder such as arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm) or … Continue reading

Heart Palpitations and Acupuncture Points Used To Treat These Conditions

Heart palpitations can oftentimes be caused by episodes of anxiety and fright and other emotional disturbances sometimes accompanied by loss of self-control and a rapid heartbeat. Some signs and symptoms that may accompany heart palpitations include tinnitus, vertigo, poor memory, and insomnia.

Neurasthenia, pericarditis, myocarditis, heart failure, pre-excitation syndrome, sick … Continue reading