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Can you describe how arrhythmias feel like?

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 more

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How will i know what does arrhythmia feel like?

How will i know what does arrhythmia feel like?

Flutter: Most people describe a "skip", "pounding", "flutter", "flip-flop", "racing" or something of that ilk. ...Read more

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My brother was diagnosed with arrhythmia. How many types of arrhythmia s exist?

My brother was diagnosed with arrhythmia.  How many types of arrhythmia s exist?

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 more

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Can arrhythmias be completely cured?

Can arrhythmias be completely cured?

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 more

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Can ?You stop arrhythmias without medication?

Can ?You stop arrhythmias without medication?

Yes: Some arrhythmias like atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia can be controlled with vagal maneuvers. Massaging the carotid artery where the vagal nerve passes thro. Svt are much more successfully controlled than any other arrhythmia. ...Read more

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What is the difference between arrhythmias and dysrhythmias?

None: Cardiac dysrhythmia (arrhythmia or irregular heartbeat) is any of a large and heterogeneous group of conditions in which there is abnormal electrical activity in the heart. ...Read more

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If you have arrhythmias, what are the symptoms that would tell you to go to the e.R.?

If you have arrhythmias, what are the symptoms that would tell you to go to the e.R.?

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

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What is an arrhythmia?

What is an arrhythmia?

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 more

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Could I have an arrhythmia?

Arrhythmia: Any one can have an arrhythmia, most people don't. Do you have a specific concern? ...Read more

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Infrequent symptoms of an arrhythmia that have yet to be picked up by conventional monitors. Would something like the 1-Lead AliveCor be useful?

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 more

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