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Cardiac Arrhythmias

Also known as Palpitations

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  • Heart palpitations and scared! please help

    Hello my name is Jenn and I am struggling with heart palpitations and it is causing a great deal of anxiety.  I already have an anxiety disorder so this is making it worse. Nine years ago I had a Echocardiogram and all was normal.  I went to a cardiologist three years ago and had a EKG and...

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  • Irregular heartbeat

    I was given meds for BP (different manufacturer) since then have changed to an old med I used to take..beta blocker..the irregular beats continue.. I have been to doc several times and 2 ekg that are normal...Today she changed meds again. Im thinking I will need time to rid if the other meds..Has anyone...

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  • Ablation worth it?

    I don't tolerate meds well. I don't read about side effects until after I experience them. Anyway. If you had it how was recovery? Did you stay calm during the procedure? Did it correct your issues? Thank you for sharing. 

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  • ECG abnormalities - should I worry about this?

    Hi, Because of my heart palpitations I purchased a 1-channel ECG monitor. It said I have "suspected premature beats". The ECG looks weird to me, there is one very large abnormality on the second line, which is not an artefact I think. I was totally steady and still while taking the reading....

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  • skipped heartbeats, please can I have some help :(

    Hi I'm an 18 year old male, yesterday I suffered what felt like a series of skipped heartbeats followed by a rapid pulse. I ended up calling an ambulance, the paramedic took me to A&E and they caught quite a few 'ectopic beats'. they tested my blood and gave me a chest xray and they said...

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  • please help, I think I'm dying

    I'm on the brink of phoning an ambulance, I'm 18, had a few drinks tonight and my heart keeps skipping beats and feels like it's stopping, I've had this before but i can't cope. My heart stops then makes me cough then my heart beats really fast. Have any of you got any advice, i...

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  • Constant tachycardia especially when standing

    (sorry this is a kinda long post) I'm 17y/o F about 5'6 and quite overweight - i had to stop sports due to heart investigations. I started a beta blocker 3 months ago requested by my cardiologist who has since discharged me with just "tachycardia" although i had recorded episodes of...

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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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  • Ectopic heart beats linked to indigestion.

    I am a 63 year old woman with what has now become a chronic ectopic heart problem. Like other members, I have a lot of wind and the ectopia is always eased by bringing up a good burp. Baking soda in water has the best effect.  I would like to concentrate on diet changes to minimise the problem....

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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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  • Discontinuing Sotalol

    Hi! I'm new here a little big about me a year ago I started having these episodes where my heart feels like it's beating out of my chest and my pulse will get extremely high 160-190. I feel dizzy, short of breath, I also turn blue in my hands and feet at times. I was immediately put on medication...

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  • Lightheadedness with no cause... Had SVT ablation 5 weeks ago.

    Hi guys,  This is my first post here. Im a 20 yr old healthy female and had an SVT attack July 14 2017 triggered by bending over. I was seen in electrophysiology and had my Ablation done Aug 1st 2017.  I have had no svt attacks since then but am feeling very sluggish. I am constantly lightheaded,...

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  • Homeopathy for all diseases

    In this people I will try to give solution for any kind of problem by using Homeopathy. So dear patients, you can communicate me through comment or reply to get the best result. I think my advice will come to your work.

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  • Strong/painful palpitation

    Hi I was just wondering if anyone else has experienced really strong/painful palpitations. I had a really strong quite painful palp last night that woke me up and after that I didn't really sleep as I was worried it would happen again. I'm a worrier at the best if times so this happening really...

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  • Ectopics

    Hi Jilly I too have these ectopics and have been tested operated medicated but still not cured I am going to try and locate someone who specialises in this and try for a third ablation as my quality of life is not good I have had this since I was 19 and I am now 55! Any ideas or advice anyone? Regards...

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  • Blackout whilst driving

    I've experienced palpitations occasionally over the last few years which last a few seconds and take my breath away. They have never bothered me. Yesterday I had been driving for a few minutes when I experienced a large palpitation which really took my breath away and caused me to blackout for a...

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  • ectopic beats , lBP and heart racing :(

    Hi, im new to this site and  have been having some heart related issues and was just seeing if anybody experienced similar problems or has had a diagnosis. any reply's or information would be greatly appreciated heres some info about me before i explain my problem. Male 33, tall, slim build,...

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  • Remedies

    Hi there does anyone have any non-medicinal sort of home remedies to help with anxiety induced heart palpitations? I'm already on beta blockers but was looking to see if there was any other tips people could share thanks

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  • Quivering heart and skipped heartbeats

    It feels like my heart quivers on and off through out the day and sometime they would feel like hard thumps. I had 7 ekgs, 48 hour holter, blood work, echocardiogram, and stressed test and everything is normal. These quiverw and thumps happens everyday and at least up to 30 a daym. However, im wondering...

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  • SVT seems to be back 6 years after ablation.

    I am wondering if anyone else has experienced this.I had an ablation for svt in 2008 where the cardiologist found 2 extra pathways and it seemed to have done the trick until now.Over the last few months I noticed a return of my symptoms which started with the odd flutter but seems to have got quite a...

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  • Pvc experiance?

    So usual my Pvcs come every day or every other day it just depends but its usual just one at a time, they sometimes feel stronger than the last and some are tiny and some feel huge. Does anyone know why they varie in strengths? And also recently it has changed I have had a few nights this week wherthis...

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  • Short PR interval

    Ok guys...in October I had an ECG done and it was normal then I had really bad anxiety to the point I stayed in bed for 3 weeks straight. Went to the cardiologist and they did a repeat EKG and it showed a short PR interval, I did another EKG and it didn't, however they repeated it yesterday and it...

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  • I am plagued with ectopic heartbeats and have lapsed int...

    I am plagued with ectopic heartbeats and have lapsed into AF upon many occasions. I am only early 40s and these irregular beats have ruined my life. I have a rare illness antiphospholipid syndrome, which as a blood clotting disorder is clearly partly responsible. My biggest problem is that the runs of...

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  • My heart is crazy!

    Hey everyone. So I've been dealing with arrhythmias for almost 3 years now. I noticed it for the first time in Feb 2015. My heart would skip several times in these runs. It would last for maybe 30 sec or so. I eventually wore a monitor for 30 days. They determined what I was experiencing was some...

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  • Pvcs and gas?

    So I have been getting Pvcs for a good few years now and I am 22 now! What scares me is last night when lying down and watching a film I got an onset of 2 Pvcs and then they started and continued on and off for a few minutes flowed by at of belching and then again tonight I go to lay down and watch a...

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  • Twitching in diaphragm/solar plexus

    I'm trying to determine if what I'm feeling is a nervous muscle twitch (i.e., benign fasciculation) or something cardiac like a PVC.  This has happened after high stress episodes three times over several years.  It feels like a momentary twitch or spasm coming from my diaphragm/solar...

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  • Atrial Tachycardia

    Does anyone get plain atrial tachycardia?  I've had A-fib, which is different and doesn't cause an increased pulse.  I had one previous episode of atrial tachycardia that lasted about 24 hours.  I was able to stop it with meditation.  I'm in another episode, now, for about...

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  • How do your PACs/PVCs feel?

    Hey all, I've been having PACs and PVCs for about 5 years now, 21yo M who doesn't drink, smoke or do drugs (but I do have anxiety :p ) Anyway I wanted to talk to some people first hand about how theirs feels as I don't know anybody in real life who experiences these, so experiences would...

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  • How does it feel after a missed or skipped beat?

    I am a male 51 years of age and have been having various symptoms over the past few years. I have been Diagnosed with PACs and Atrial Fibrillation after a couple of episodes have been captured on an ECG. I am taking High Blood Pressure Medication and a Beta Blocker for the Atrial Fibrillation. My Blood...

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  • Can I use Regaine (minoxidil) for hair loss?

    Hello We have Brugada Syndrome in the family. I wondered if I can use Regaine, as I see in the information leaflet there is something about using in caution with abnormal heart rhythms. Can anyone advise? Thank you x

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  • Right ventricular ectopics

    Hi all, I've read a few posts on here and it's really reassuring to know there's lots of others in a similar position.  I am very fortunate that the company I work for insists on medical checks, the particular day of my appointment an ex cardio specialist nurse took my pulse. He was...

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  • PVCS/PACS sudden onset

    Hello. A few months ago I started a new beta blocker (nadolol) for tachycardia and frequent PACs/PVCs and episodes of AFib. I am 17 y/o female.  This got confirmed from ECG/holter/echo.  Some days I get palpitations PVc/PAC others I don't. However, the last week it's been more frequent....

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  • Atrial ectopy or pac, atrial tachycardia, afib

    This is my report, should I be concerned? What can I expect at cardiologist? Event monitor prescribed 30 days. Monitored time 7d 3h 3m. 7 strips submitted with symptoms, primarily skipped beats and one "other than listed." 18 strips submitted as auto trigger without symptoms. Heart rates...

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