Family Practitioner Questions Heart Palpitations

Are palpitations along with hypertension normal?

What will happen if I have palpitations along with hypertension? Is this normal or something that I should be concerned about?

2 Answers

No - palpitations are not normal and could potentially be problematic as they occur in conjunction with hypertension. Is your high blood pressure being treated by your primary care physician? Do you have a history of heart disease? Anyone in your family? You will want to check with your primary an ask this question so that any further potential risk factors can be discussed and immediately resolved.
This may be normal but it may not be as well you should have an exam and some simple tests could be done like EKG to check your heart rhythm.