Do You Suffer From PVC's or other Heart Palpitations?

Do you sometimes get the feeling that your heart skips a beat, jumps up in your throat, or feel like it's just not beating correctly? If so, this site is for you. What you are likely experiencing is called PVC's, or Premature Ventricular Contractions. There's good news. PVC's are pretty common and for most people they are almost never dangerous. I know that they can really feel scary, but in a healthy heart PVC's are no big deal. Yeah, I know, it sure doesn't feel like no big deal.


If you suffer from PVC's, or Premature Ventricular Contractions, then you've come to the right place. We also suffer from this sometimes debilitating disease, and we are here to help.

This site has 2 main purposes:

PVC's, also known as ectopic heartbeats, or extrasystole, can be a scary thing to have happen to you. What feels like a skipped heart beat might be a PVC. The good news is that PVC's are almost always harmless. They sure don't feel like it when we are having them, though.

If you are experiencing PVC's, or think you may be experiencing PVC's, then the first thing you should do is talk to your doctor and get a professional diagnosis. This site is not meant to replace your doctor's advice.

We have lot's of information about PVC's, animations of what a PVC looks like, sound files of what a PVC feels like, and other goodies in the Information section of this site. Head over there now and do some research!

Having a bad night?

Head over to PVC Cures and see if you can get your thumping heart to calm down.