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Can You Describe How Arrhythmias Feel Like
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. A slow heart beat may lead to fatigue or passing out. The most common arrythmia is due to extra beats which feel like a "flip flop" sensation due to the extra early beat or a pause after the beat with a "sinking" feeling in the chest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arrhythmia: There are many arrhythmias or dysrrhythmias. Paroxysmal svt, atrial fibrillation , atrial flutter, v-tech, v-fibrillation, wolff-parkinson's-white syndrome, sick-sinus-syndrome. Some are serious and some not. Please see http://doctorrajput.Com. Thanks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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(destruction)of the abnormal tissue we may be able to cure that specific arrhythmia. This isn't all arrhythmias by any means, but at least its some. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chest Pain and S.O.B: The main issues to be concerned about include chest pain and/or shortness of breath. Dizziness, lightheadedness, falling, passing out, feeling like one is about to pass out, sudden onset of any of the above and seeming failure of the medications a doctor has treated you with are others. When in doubt, always go. ...Read more
Irregular heart beat.: An arrhythmia is an irregularity of heart rhythm. There are many forms of arrhythmias, some arising from the upper chambers of the heart (atria) and some from the lower chambers (ventricles). In general, most of the atrial arrhythmias are benign and most of the ventricular arrhythmias are problematic. Your cardiologist usually treats the arrhythmias or may refer you to an electrophysiologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Infrequent symptoms of an arrhythmia that have yet to be picked up by conventional monitors. Would something like the 1-Lead AliveCor be useful?
Possibly: This type of monitor is great because you can apply it whenever you have symptoms (which is especially nice if your symptoms are infrequent). The trouble with this type of monitor is that it requires you to take action during an arrhythmia. Silent (or asymptomatic) arrhythmias are easy to miss. Another option for infrequent arrhythmias is an implantable monitor, which works for up to 3 years. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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