Under the heartbeat is commonly understood sense the beating of your own heart. The latter, as a rule, is not felt by a person in normal mental and physical condition. Therefore, this phenomenon no apparent reason, may be a signal of serious breaches.

What can be considered the apparent reason for palpitations?

The main factors that can cause a reaction in the form of palpitations include:

- considerable physical stress on the body (such as, for example, occur during sports);
- psychological reactions of the body (worry, stress, anxiety, etc.) in different kind of situation.

The "hidden" causes of palpitations

If all of the above impact, you can monitor yourself (you know what loads were loaded by your body and that you are concerned), that is, those factors which, so to speak, "invisible". Among the reasons such groups as:

- deficiency of substances such as vitamin B12, iron, potassium, magnesium, and folic acid;
- disruption of the endocrine system (hormonal changes);
- the presence of diseases such as myocarditis, atrial fibrillation, paroxysmal tachycardia, dystonia, anaemia, hypertension, atherosclerosis, etc.

Each of the factors in this group (hidden) threat to the body. So if you started to notice a periodic heartbeat, which was not preceded by obvious factors, should immediately contact the doctor who will perform the needed diagnostics (an electrocardiogram, x-rays, study on Bicycle Ergometer, etc.) and will prescribe relevant treatment.

Other causes of palpitations

Lead to heart rhythm disorders can not only of disease and physical/psychological stress, but also actions that a person controls themselves. Among these, first of all, it is worth saying:

- use different kinds of psychoactive substances – alcohol, tobacco, drugs, etc.;
- self: self-assignment of certain drugs may cause side effects, one of them palpitations;
- excessive consumption of beverages containing caffeine (coffee, tea, energy drinks, etc.).

Thus, the palpitations may be the result of various influences. To understand what is happening and solve the problem can only be addressed by experienced professionals.