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Who Is at Risk for Palpitations?

Some people may be more likely than others to have palpitations. People at increased risk include those who:

Women who are pregnant, menstruating, or perimenopausal also may be at higher risk for palpitations because of hormonal changes. Some palpitations that occur during pregnancy may be due to anemia.

For more information about these risk factors, go to "What Causes Palpitations?"

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Last Updated: July 1, 2011