Palpitation vs Tachycardia - What's the difference?

palpitation | tachycardia |


As nouns the difference between palpitation and tachycardia

is that palpitation is an abnormal awareness of the beating of the heart while tachycardia is a rapid resting heart rate, especially one above 100 beats per minute.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

palpitation

Noun

(palpitations)
  • An abnormal awareness of the beating of the heart.
  • tachycardia

    Noun

  • A rapid resting heart rate, especially one above 100 beats per minute.
  • Synonyms

    * tachyrhythmia

    See also

    * bradycardia