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what are the causes of heart arrhthmia and afib

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Atrial fib: Yes but usually not persistent atrial fib unless you have that tendency anyway.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Afib: Atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response often causes st depression in the ECG recordings.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Skipped beats: Please make sure you tell your primary doctor and/or your heart doctor. You must see one or both of them soon.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Usually no: We all have PVC-premature Ventricular Contractions and most of use usually do not notice them.Some people have more than others.Caffeine,stimulants ma ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Safe: I love British terminology!! (I had to Google "Flue Jab"). Yes, the flu vaccination is safe and, if you develop AF afterward, it's purely coincidental ... Read More
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A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
16 years experience General Surgery
Uncontrolled a fib: the atrial fibrillation can cause different problems, if uncontrolled and not treated strikes and heart attacks are very possible. Talk to your docto ... Read More
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A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Well: Does not work quite like that. Also you have other risk factors like the alcohol. This is very damaging to the heart. Now the atrial fib puts you at ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
A fib: Is easy to diagnose on EKG. Most doctors are able to recognize it on EKG and usually has an irregular heart beat that can be picked up on listening to ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Palpitations: A definitive diagnosis is best determined by an EKG
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
If the cardiologist: had you wear a Holter monitor for 24-48 hours & the recording of your heart rate & rhythm was fine, then you don't have atrial fibrillation. W ... Read More

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