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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Some are curable with ablation procedures . Talk to a cardiologist.
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Arrhythmia: While we don't cure a lot of things, some arrhythmias are actually able to be cured. When abnormal tissue is causing the arrhythmia, by ablation(destr ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Routh
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Flip Flops : An arrythmia or iabnormal heart beat may be of several types. A tachycardia or rapid rhythm feels like a racing heart but not brought on by exercise. ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Toloza
30 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Depends: Can feel like palpitations, lightheadedness, shortness of breath, chest pains ...
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Arrhythmias: Anterior mis often have hemodynamic problems associated. Any mi has associated ischemia and can have arrhythmias associated. Anterior mi is not necess ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Yes: Life threatening arrhythmias such as ventricular tachycardia and fibrillation can be dangerous. In general arrhythmias are not be neglected.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erskine James
23 years experience Cardiology
Many causes: First off, need an ultrasound (echo) of your heart, because structural abnormalites of the heart are the first big cause that needs to be eliminated. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Niacin: 500mg a day is not a large dose.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
21 years experience Cardiology
Arrhythmia Tests: Testing for an arrhythmia can include electrocardiography (ECG/EKG), 24 hour or 48 hour Holter Monitor, 2 week Zio event monitor, or 4 week event moni ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
41 years experience Cardiology
Multiple: Most common is the sensation of an irregular heart beat, called palpitations. Other symptoms may include dizziness, near or complete syncope, shortne ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
Usually not: However, don't let the lack of pain prevent you from getting it properly evaluated. It can lead to far more serious issues than just pain.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Irregular rhythm: An arrhythmia is when the heart does not beat in the normal regular pattern that it usually does. This can be benign (where you have an occasional ext ... Read More
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