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Do all palpitations show up on a ekg? Besides pvcs and pacs are normal palpitations an arrhythmia?

Do all palpitations show up on a ekg? Besides pvcs and pacs are normal palpitations an arrhythmia?

Bumps In The Night: An EKG takes only one minute so you're "lucky" (I guess) to find any. If the doctor is really concerned he'll put you on a constant monitor (that you carry around with you) for from 2 to 14 or so days.He'll also ask you to keep a record of any symptoms you feel during that time. Ordinarily it's not worrisome to have a few PVCs or PACs a day unless you have bad symptoms or they fit certain patterns ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


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24holter: pacs-974pvc-7 no svt/vt.Frequent dizziness correlates w/pac's. Is this a harmess finding, and what is the treatment?

24holter: pacs-974pvc-7 no svt/vt.Frequent dizziness correlates w/pac's. Is this a harmess finding, and what is the treatment?

PACs: Pacs usually do not cause symptoms. But there are rare situations. Follow-up with the doctor who ordered the holter. ...Read more

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History of svt,pvc's,pac's in the past. It had been years. Now had svt 2 weeks ago and a lot of pvc or pacs past 2 days. Cause for concern?

History of svt,pvc's,pac's in the past. It had been years. Now had svt 2 weeks ago and  a lot of pvc or pacs past 2 days. Cause for concern?

SVT needs evaluation: You know many words like SVT, but unclear if you have been diagnosed. Best diagnosed by a cardiologist or EP cardiologist. Diagnosis is important for proper medical treatment. Do you take any meds? Could it be that you have an electrolyte imbalance? You should make an appointment with a cardiologist and get a Holter and Echo and have your electrolytes tested as well (blood test). ...Read more

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An EKG showed a lot of PACs. I have had 2 ablations for afib, And SVT 2 years ago. What's causing this?

An EKG showed a lot of PACs.  I have had 2 ablations for afib, And SVT 2 years ago. What's causing this?

Background noise: Stimulants like caffeine, Nodoz, alcohol, energy drinks can precipitate PACs. However these need not be ingested to have PACs. Many patients have a burden of PACs that I describe as the "background noise of living". Bothersome is the understanding that these and PVCs are frequently the trigger for the faster rhythms that led to your ablation.With RFA your circuit is gone but these triggers remain. ...Read more

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Extremely exhausted pulse has been running 48-54. I have PVCs PACs and SVT at times. Cardiologist isn't concerned. Brady is new should I tell Doc?

Extremely exhausted pulse has been running 48-54. I have PVCs PACs and SVT at times. Cardiologist isn't concerned. Brady is new should I tell Doc?

Exhausted: Exhaustion is non specific with myriad causes, the described HR though low ought not to cause symptom in absence of co existing disease, You need much more evaluation prior to recommendation; it is reasonable to expect to feel well. See a local Doc or use Health Tap Concierge to help you. ...Read more

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Can SVT due to alcohol can be cured forever? What should be the precautions for arrhythmia and holiday heart?

Can SVT due to alcohol can be cured forever? What should be the precautions for arrhythmia and holiday heart?

SVT can be cured : Svt can be cured permanently by performing a procedure called ablation the procedure will interrupt the conduction the area of the heart where the rhythm start you will be able to stop the Calan you need to consult a cardiologist who specializes in arehyrhmia management and can perform ablation. ...Read more

Dr. Warren Foster
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Abnormal Heart Rhythms (Definition)

Abnormal heart rhythm is a condition in which a person has an abnormal heartbeat pattern, as detected by an EKG (electrocardiogram) of the heart. Some abnormal rhythms run in families (hereditary abnormal rhythms). Some abnormal rhythms are not dangerous, while others can cause ...Read more


Dr. Warren Foster
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Heart Rhythm Disorder (Definition)

Arrhythmia, also known as abnormal heart rhythm, is any type of irregular heart beat. It might be a simple skip of the heart beat, or a transient pause, both of which are typically benign. However, there are also more serious types of arrhythmias when the heart races ...Read more