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Cardiac Arrhythmias

Also known as Palpitations

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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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  • What do I do about my palpitations(Strong heartbeats)

    I started noticing that my heartbeats have been stronger than usual a week ago, and since then I'm not able to sleep at night. There's a lingering feeling of uncomfort in my heart area, but no pain. I can't sleep on my sides or bend down to pick something up without feeling pressure on my...

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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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  • Irregular heartbeat

    2 months ago I started having palpitations. My heart skips a beat every 3-6 beats then goes to 25 beats then none for a few minutes.. very irradic.. Anyway, I thought it was the Vasartan I was on and since then have switched meds 2x.. It's a little less but still very uncomfortable. Now, in the last...

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  • Constant heart palpitations

    I'm 41 and pre-menopause. I've been experiencing heart palpitations for a week now. Not as constant as it was 3 days ago, but everyday I have the palpitations 3-4 times lasting 30 minutes to 3-4 hours at times. Been to the doctor and they say everything is fine. Anyone else experience this?

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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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  • Skipped beats for 3 days!

    29 year old male here. 4 days ago I was visiting some family and noticed after a terrible night sleep I was having skipped beats around every 20 beats or so. Otherwise I have no other symptoms or side effects except the strange feeling in my chest and occasionally a weird sensation in the deep back of...

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  • hyperkinetic left ventricle

    Hello everyone, can someone explain me what this means "hiperkinetic contractility of the left ventricle" I got that after an Echocardiogram. I also noticed the dimension of my systolic left ventricle is thinned/smaller then normal ,mine being 15.5mm and normal its between 24/48mm.The rest...

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  • hundreds extrasystoles in a day

    I'm 35 years old and for 10 days now i've been having continuous extrasystoles... literally one after another and it's becoming debilitating, i'm exausted! I've seen doctors and be to the hospital twice... they can only tell me \"it's normal\" \"everyone...

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  • SVT returning

    I had  ablation in January of 2016.  Since then I still get the bumps and flutters but nothing kicks off.  Over the past two days I have had 2 episodes where it feels like it is about to start but it doesn't.  After that I feel heavy in the chest and throat and so so tired. ...

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  • SINUS ARRHYTHMIA DANGERS?

    Hi, I am a 24 year old male, in otherwise perfect health. I have recently been investigated by cardiologists for 'dizziness' After an EKG, Stress/exercise test, 24h holter monitor and tilt test, everything came back normal except a few ectopic beats and sinus arrhythmia. I am aware that...

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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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  • Heart rate

    My heart rate has been between 100 and 125. My doctor put.me on metropala i cant spell it. Yesterday. My heart rate is now in the 90s. How.long does it.take to lower it even more. I used to be in the 70s and 60s.

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  • Heart rate slower than normal..

    Normally my resting heart rate is between 80-90, I checked it about 10 minutes ago and it was 68. i got up to try to raise it to normal which has never really been below 75... normally when i stand up itll reach atleast 100, but it only went to 84... since it is normal that usual should i be concerned?...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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