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what are the symptoms of an arrythmia ?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Palpitations: Most people describe a "flutter", "skip", "thud" or feeling like they need to cough with an odd sensation in their chest. An on-going arrhythmia, can cause breathlessness with exertion and fatigue. A very rapid or very slow heart beat can cause faintness.
Answered on Jul 12, 2013
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Dr. Joseph Shen
30 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
From palpitations to: From palpitations to dizziness or fainting for more serious cases, most would have no symptoms.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013

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