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Cardiac Arrhythmias

Also known as Amiodarone, Arrhythmias, Cordarone, Flecainide, Palpitations, Tambocor

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  • Sytols of the Heart

    Well i was Getting some dizzy spells my age is 68 yrs. I went to a heart specalist in Cyprus. She said i have systoles on the heart .almost every beat is a red line. About 1 year ago this was happening. At the moment the dizzy spells have stopped could any one please advise me. Somtimes chest and breathing...

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  • Causes of PVCs/palpitations/VT?

    So I was diagnose with idiopathic ventricular tachycardia a couple of months ago based on the ECG attached. It originates from the left ventricle which is much more difficult to treat with ablation than the right ventricle, and comes with a higher chance of complications due to the much more complex...

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  • PVCs and pac tachycardia

    I had super ventricular tachycardia at 16 years of age my heart would beat 250 times a minute until I was 37 I had a cardiac ablation for svt now I have pvc and pac and a little atrial fibrillation now I am 51 and still having them I still worry about them I feel a choking sensation every time I have...

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  • Worried again

    I'm laid in bed just woke up my heart was slow then out of nowhere my heart was going faster the slightest movement n my heart will speed up I take propranaol every day its goid but its first thing in a morning I have pulse oxymeter I put that on my finger saud hr was 79 but that's high its...

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  • Xanax

    Has anyone noticed that taking Xanax it makes your heart race?!  I have had panic attacks before and then come and go.  Before Xanax...... Well this past panic attack on Sunday. I felt this weird sensation over my body and my heart started to race. I ended up in ER. They gave me Xanax there...

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  • heart rate 60-93 in a matter of seconds, in bed

    Hi all, writing because I just got super scared. I was in bed and all of a sudden felt my heart tense up, was wearing a fitbit, looked at my heart rate and it went from 60-93 (was going up but I took my fitbit off because I was getting freaked out), lying in bed the whole time. Anyone experience this?...

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  • Taurine and ... chocolate?!?!

    I've been fighting some kind(s) of arrhythmias for years now, and found that taurine-foods and taurine pills helped, but did not eliminate the problem.  Recently I tried a higher dose of taurine and that seemed to help more, but also seemed to bring a couple of even worse episodes.  Hard...

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  • Can any1 shine a light as to whats up?

    So here is my dtory. I have a baby who is 2. At around 9 months i suffered severe depression and anxiety.  I was put onto fluoxetine after months of suffering and it helped me do much but i then started to feel lots of heart symptoms. Palpitalions chest pain shooting pain it would literally come...

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  • Cardiac Ablation for PVCs, PACs - Success Story, No BS

    Hi friends! New poster, long time lurker. Thanks to all of you for sharing your stories over the years! I spent years Googling PVCs, PACs, and arrhythmia after I began experiencing them 8 years ago. I can feel each thump, each bump, each bigemic run. I have worn more Holter monitors than most, been...

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  • Palpitations (PVCs) EVERYDAY!!!

    Im 32 yo female, 3 kids, happily married, with wonderful job, my life is soooo good!! Soooo Why during the pregnancy of my 3rd (there was alot if stress at this time, selling house, buying a house, time frames, changing positions at work, etc) I was having these heart flutters randomly...told my OB and...

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  • feeling of bubbles popping?

    for the last week and a half  have had these feelings in my chest/windpipe area. They feel like as what I can describe as "air" popping in my windpipe area sometimes they feel nearly at the top of my throat are sometimes further down. initially I thought it was palpatations as I do...

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  • Today suddenly heart skips a beat every few ?

    Hi! So a little background... I went to the hospital last night for a migraine that's lasted a few weeks and just feeling tired and fuzzy...While I was there,they gave me an EKG because my heart rate was extremely high (however I have horrible panic disorder and this always happens at the doctor)...

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  • I've had bad anxiety since jan18

    In Dec 17 my heart went crazy would pound hard abs fast in chest then the racing started then would have impending doom feeling then when I looked at my phone my heart wud go crazy but all that eased but now I get all different symptoms like is waeker and not beating like it should I have floating feeling...

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  • Amiodarone and kidneys

    Amiodarone and kidney function Posted about a year ago Has anyone had amiodarone effect their kidney function? I had a heart attack that led to a cardiac arrest in May and another cardiac arrest in June. I have an ICD implanted and was shocked for vfib and vtach numerous times in October so I was started...

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  • PLEASE read. Desperate for advice

    Hi, I do apologize that this may be a little long Im a 20 year old male, no family history of heart disease, do not smoke, drink, or do drugs I have suffered with heart fluttering since I was about 14 years old. However, they have gotten a lot worse in the last few months. They now last up to 7 seconds...

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  • Night Time Arrhythmia - Paint Around my Body Next Day

    Hello, am 38 years now, since like 7 years I started to suffer from Skipped heart beats when I start sleeping, then gradually I started to feel pain around my body when I wake you...I think it is because the skipped heart beat frequency increased in a way that made my circulation not effective at night...

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  • Gallstones cause arrhythmias?

    Anyone ever hear of gallstones causing arrhythmias? Been having the arrhythmia problems for years, on and off, up and down, and just now - it's suddenly cleared like I can't remember when.  Just a week ago it was pretty awful.  I've never had a decent diagnosis from a series of...

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  • SLOWED heart rate?! Help!

    My heart rate is normally around 112bpm resting but in the last 3 weeks it has lowered to between 60-70bpm and not over 80bpm (even with strenuous activity). I am a 30 year old and otherwise healthy, female. Recently I have been suffering from dizzy spells, extreme fatigue and nausea. Not sure if these...

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  • Low heart rate

    Hi For years I’ve suffered SVT with history of brief aFib. My SVT was usually hormonally charged however I had a hysterectomy 8 months ago for which initially stopped palpitations, I also quit smoking, I felt great. They’re back. Not as severe but still aware. I’ve also noticed a very low resting heart...

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  • Potassium Problem Causes Arrhythmias etc

    I am on a very heavy amount of Diuretics to combat edema....... For past number of weeks I am having ongoing Cardiac Arryhythmias and  my teeth have begum to crack and break away from the gum....Painful .......and now I have appointment with Dental Hospital in Dublin (Ireland) to remove at least...

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  • Ectopic heart beats taking over :(

    HI all, I'm a 25 year old 6ft 15st male I've suffered with Ectopic heart beats for about 4 years now, I've had 24 hour 48 hour and 7 day ECGS  and told everything is normal and it's just ectopics it just feels awful when they happen. Lately it has just taken over I've lost...

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  • Diagnosed with RVOT-VT

    Hi all! I was diagnosed with RVOT-VT earlier in the week. I was originally diagnosed with WPW as I had 230bpm recorded on 24hr halter monitor and evidence of Delta wave on resting ecg, but during EP study last week, they triggered my palpitations I've been getting which turned out to be sustained...

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  • dehydration and arrhythmias

    I've been wondering if some of my problems are caused by electrolyte balances and/or dehydration, as they call it. I can be having some very disturbing arrhythmias, which the doctors just shrug at as PACs and PVCs and the like, but when I sit down to lunch and gulp down half a glass of ice tea -...

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  • I'm confused.. Do I have ARVD? abnormal ECG

    Hi, I am writing to this forum as I am currently worried sick, and just need another opinion. I am a 21 year old male. Last November I wen't to hospital with heart palpitations and was very overwhelmed with sweaty, clammy hands and chest pains. I was left in hospital for 2 nights as the doctors...

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  • Help with potential severity of Holter Monitor results

    First off, I do know I need to see a cardiologist. However, I do not currently have one and I am relocating across country in 8 weeks, so getting into a cardiologist at this point is pretty impossible and will need to wait. Problem is, being a person who already suffers from a panic disorder, waiting...

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  • PACs and PVCs...what worked for me.

    Hello, People's research and sharing is great on these sites. As a matter of fact, I can relate to everyone's research because we all do research. We do it because noone has an answer. Well, I found the solution for me. The cure, not just masking symptoms. And, we're talking about a guy who...

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  • Is this an Arrhythmia the doctors missed? please help

    Im 20 years old, never smoked or drank, no family history of heart disease. I have always gotten these weird feelings of my heart fluttering since I was like 4 years old. But a few days ago, It felt like my heart was fluttering and spazzing for like 7 seconds straight and I got so dizzy. Im always so...

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  • Infection possible cause for PVC/PAC's?

    I have had PVC/PAC's and palpitations for many years, but mostly palpitations.  This last December I started getting a lot of the PVC/PAC's I was on a 48 hour monitor and I was having approximately 800 episodes an hour.  This went on for about two months.  In that time I had to...

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  • is this AFIB? someone please help

    Hi. A little about myself --> - 20 yr old male - never drank or smoked - no family history of heart disease - diagnosed with anxiety Since I was about 14, I have felt a feeling where it feels like my heart is fluttering/spazzing out at times. usually the fluttering only lasts about 1-2 seconds. A...

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  • Arythmia ?

    Hello, For the last 5 months I have been getting periods of intense light headedness and chest pain.  I was hospitalized for 4 days last month and they put me on a holster monitor for the whole time I was there. They also did an echo several ECG’s and an untrasound. Everything came back normal. ...

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