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Hello, about once a year or so I get a terrifying arrythmia where my heart rate suddenly jumps up above 200 and I obviously feel like I'm about to die. I've had a ton of exams done and they've never caught the arrythmia on an event monitor due to its frequency, and I've been screened for physical heart deformities. Long story short doctor deemed the arrythmia non-life threatening and sent me on my way.
My question is, what should I actually do during an arrythmia? When I feel my heart suddenly start beating extremely rapidly and weakly, what should I do? I play paintball and am worried about it happening on a paintball field.
If it happens should I take the time to walk to a saef place then lay down? Or should I start laying down where I am even if its on a paintball field or hiking spot or something? When should I decide to call emergency services? My arrythmia, though rapid, has always been regular-pace beats, sometimes my vision goes black along the edges but usually I feel no symptoms other than the palpitations.
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