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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
See below: Electrical impulses which originate in the upper chambers (atria) cannot reach the lower chambers (ventricles) due to an electrical interruption. When ... Read More

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Kannan Mutharasan
17 years experience in Cardiology
Get checked out: First, there are different severities of heart block. First degree heart block, for example, refers to an abnormality that hardly ever causes symptoms ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Sorry: Don't understand..Please repost.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
Bad stuff: Your heart rhythm is normally a carefully coordinated event that has a natural progression electrically to create an effective forceful heart beat. ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience in Cardiology
Complete heart block: If first degree heart block no treatment. Pacemaker for complete heart block.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Heart block: Heart block has various causes and can last from one beat to permanent so there is a wide range depending on cause.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Hai
Dr. Hamid Hai answered
54 years experience in Cardiology
Heart Block: The term heart block does not relate to blockages in the arteries of the heart, but to block in the flow of electrical current in the electrical condu ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Hai
Dr. Hamid Hai answered
54 years experience in Cardiology
Heart Block: The term heart block does not relate to blockages in the arteries of the heart, but to block in the flow of electrical current in the electrical condu ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shenouda
20 years experience in Cardiology
Electrical block?: This answer applies to electrical block which is different than an arterial block. There are many different types of "heart block" with vast ranging s ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Bress
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
It depends: There are several degrees of heart block. Third degree heart block usually causes very slow heart rates and can cause fainting or lightheadedness and ... Read More
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