ArrythmiaNutrition & ExercisePreventionRelated ConditionsRisks Avoid Holiday Heart and Other Seasonal Threats to Your Health Alcohol use and overeating can lead to heart palpitations, but holiday heart isnt the only cardiovascular risk this time of year. estaff Published: October 8, 2014 0 Print Email Facebook Twitter If you imbibe a little too much this holiday season, you may find yourself experiencing holiday heart syndrome, a temporary condition in which a racing heart follows the consumption of an excessive quantity of alcohol. To continue reading this article you must be a paid subscriber Subscribe Subscribe to Heart Advisor Get the next year of Heart Advisor for just $20. And access all of our online content - over 2,000 articles - free of charge. Subscribe today and save 38%. It's like getting 5 months FREE! Already Subscribed? Click Here to Sign In | Forgot your password?