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Glossary for Palpitations in children

Medical terms related to Palpitations in children or mentioned in this section include:

  • Anemia: Reduced red blood cells in the blood
  • Anxiety: Excessive worry, anxiety, or fear.
  • Atrial Fibrillation: A rhythm disturbance of the heart that results in irregular and chaotic ventricular contractions.
  • Atrial fibrillation: A rhythm disturbance of the heart that results in irregular and chaotic ventricular contractions.
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Caffeine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to caffeine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Cardiogenic shock: an inadequate circulation of blood due to primary failure of the ventricles of the heart to function effectively
  • Cardiovascular symptoms: Symptoms affecting the heart and related vascular systems.
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Congenital heart defects: Heart defects that a baby is born with.
  • Congenital heart disease: Diseases of the heart that one is born with
  • Dehydration: Loss and reduction in body water levels
  • Excitement: The sensation of increased anxiety and anticipation
  • Exercise: The use of the human muscles to improve ones health
  • Fever: Raised body temperature usually with other symptoms.
  • Heart rhythm symptoms: Problems with the rhythm of the heartbeat (arrhythmias)
  • Heart symptoms: Symptoms affecting the heart
  • Hyperthyroidism: The excessive activity of the thyroid gland
  • Hyperventilation: Abnormally fast and deep breathing.
  • Mitral-valve prolapse: A common heart condition that is often harmless.
  • Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
  • Palpitations: Abnormality of the heart beat that person can feel
  • Septic shock: serious medical condition caused by decreased tissue perfusion and oxygen delivery as a result of infection and sepsis, though the microbe may be systemic or localized to a particular site
  • Sinus tachycardia: A condition which is characterized by a fast heart rate
  • Smoking: The smoking of cigarettes
  • Stress: Emotional stress (sometimes refers to physical stress)
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia: A rapid heart rate, the cause of which originates above the ventricles.
  • Tachycardia in children: Tachycardia in children is a condition in which a child's heart beats more rapidly than normal.
  • Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome: Heart arrhythmia causing increased heart rate

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