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Cardiac Arrhythmias

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

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Should I get this looked at?

    This is about "skipped heart beats". So right off the bat, I'll explain that I have anxiety and panic disorder. Usually I have these skipped beats under control and I don't worry. However the last 3 weeks or so I have been exercising trying to get fitter. One thing I have noticed...

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  • V Tach (NSVT) Ablation 3 weeks ago

    Hello Everyone!  I had a cardiac ablation for NSVT 3 weeks ago.  I felt terrific for the first 2 weeks with no symptoms at all.  Over the last 5 days I've had numerous "odd" beats with my heart.  It's hard to explain - they don't feel like the huge pounding beats...

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  • Flecainide acetate for PVCs - Side Effects?

    I have been diagnosed with PVCs.  Had an ablation 10/31/2017.  PVCs went away for a bit, but they have come back, worse than before (I am very syptomatic - dizzy/blackout, etc).  Wore a few monitors, got a new dr.  She determined that I have waaaaaay too many spots on my heart and...

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  • Help please, most pvcs ever

    Hi there so I have been prone to pvcs for a few years now and I am sure that many of you who get them know how horrid it is. I am used to getting the odd one every day maybe or a few a day but for some reason about an hour ago they started and didn't stop for about an hour where every few minutes...

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  • Ablation for svts

    Hi. I walked 5 miles today 7 days after my ablation and now I can't sleep as I'm having a few missed beats and flutters and get anxious. Have a over done it, done any harm? Is this normal? Looking for reassurance. Thanks

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  • Symptoms after heart ablation

    Hi. I had my ablation for svts 16 days ago and I'm having a lot of symptoms that are making me very anxious. I was told the procedure was a sucess. I've had a lot of palpitations and chest discomfort. Yesturday was a good day none at all but in the eve lots of palpitations, my heart rate dropped...

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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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  • Slow heart rate

    My resting heart rate is in the low 40s during the night and high 40s in day. (Picked up on fitbit). I had an ablation 3 weeks ago and I'm on 1.25mg bisoprolol. Should I be concerned? Thanks

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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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  • Sinus tachycardia

    For over a year now I’ve been dealing with this stressful situation.. every time I go to the doctor I get very nervous and my heart starts racing’s it’s almost as if I’m scared but I’m scared of the unknown and that makes me like get a lot of anxiety I’ve gone to the emergency room 3 times in the last...

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  • SVT or Anxiety...which is it? Doctors tell me different answers.

    Hello, I am a 24 year old male, average build, average fitness (I play some rec sports and can do physical labour). In 2011 I had my first 'attack' - I was getting ready to go a concert and having some drinks with some friends. Then I felt a lump in my throat and my heart started to race (180-200bpm),...

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  • PVC, then racing heart

    Hello,  I have a quick question to ask regarding palpitations and how they feel for you. A little backstory: I have been weaning off Lexapro for about 4 months now, and was able to completely stop the medication for about 10 days before having to get back on due to withdrawal symptoms (severe dizziness,...

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  • Skipped heart beats

    Hi I have been looking everywhere to find a forum to have a chat with people who might be suffering from the same feelings I’m having for the past 12 days. It’s a long story but for the past 12 days I have started to feel my heart skip beats on a regular basis. They can last anywhere between 5mins to...

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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

    Hello! I'm a 19 year old male with ectopic heartbeats and I plan on going to Amsterdam for a holiday. Since cannabis is legal there, I was thinking of trying it. Are there any health risks to me if I try it? Or am I more at risk if I just drink beer while I'm there?

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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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  • Metoprolol Tartrate

    Hey guys...So I had emergency cardiac surgery due to a large cardiac myxoma ​found in my right chamber in my heart..doctors said blocking about 80% of my blood flow. Post surgery I was put on 25mg of Metoprolol twice a day because I went into aflutter and had a couple tach issues the day after. about...

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  • I had an ablation but I still have some symptoms.

    Hi everyone, I had my ablation on march 2nd 2018, the doctor told me it was successful but still he said I will have an xtra bit, This morning I felt like I couldn't breath for a second, I got scared and suddenly it starts the palpitations but it stops very fast, it seems like my heart will like...

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  • Ectopic Beat Diagnosis - Something more?

    Hello all, I'm really hoping I can get some relief from this group. I'm a 37 year old male, with a history of ectopic heartbeat. Recently in the last 6 months or so, my ectopic problem seems to have got much worse. Going from a missed beat, and a thud now and then I can wake up and get strings...

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  • Heart feels weird.

    Hi I’m 25 years old;  Freaking out my heart my stop suddenly.  I’m currently experiencing tingling/butterfly feeling on the left side of my chest for about 3 weeks now.  I have GAD- generalized anxiety disorder it’s  very  bad. Anxiety mostly centralized in health but it also...

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