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Ectopic beats

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Extrasystoles: Frequent extra beats with an otherwise normal heart do not presage any evil in general. If the heart is structurally or functionally abnormal, the sam... Read More

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Dr. Warren Foster
Cardiac Electrophysiology 20 years experience
Extra beats: An ectopic beat is one where the electricity does not originate from its normal location in the heart. This results in the heart either beating prema... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
See a doctor: You need to talk to the doctor who ordered the Holter. Ectopic beats can be from atrium or ventricle. Atrial ectopics are usually benign. The numbe... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leonard Stein
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Sag> post ectop beat: I believe U R talking about Mitral Valve Prolapse? Some-times Mitral valve is larger than required to cover valve orifice. It opens to fill the LV wh... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Autonomic: When you are tired the autonomic system releases more adrenaline to keep you going which triggers increased palpitations.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
How does any test apply to me? To answer that it should be understood that tests results are taken into account with the things the patients, says, t... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
BP: BP elevation can be associated with ectopic beats.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
Cardiology 48 years experience
Yes: Avoid caffeine, smoking, stimulants, alcohol and diminish stress if possible :) Worrying about it does not help either.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Ectopics: It could. Change in position sometimes stimulate vagus nerve which slows down the natural rhythm . This can lead to ectopic firing. Most of the time, ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
MVP: Mitral valve prolapse can be associated with various kinds of extrasystoles and arrhythmias. Causality is often assumed but not necessarily proven.

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