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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Idioventricular Rhythm

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What does it mean to have a periodically idioventricular rhythm?

What does it mean to have a periodically idioventricular rhythm?

Idioventricular: Rhythm is heart beats arising from ventricle instead of atrium in succession. It's a slower version of ventricular tachycardia. Talk to your cardiologist about its significance as its not a normal finding. ...Read more

Rhythm (Definition)

Rhythm "any regular recurring motion, symmetry may be generally defined as a movement marked by the regulated succession of strong and weak elements, or of opposite or different conditions, this general meaning of regular recurrence or pattern in time may be applied to a wide variety of cyclical natural phenomena having a periodicity or frequency of anything microseconds ...Read more


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Could a doc please explain idioventricular rhythm?

Idioventricular rhyt: read this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idioventricular_rhythm

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How can an "accelerated idioventricular rhythm" develop in the heart?

How can  an "accelerated idioventricular rhythm" develop in the heart?

Idioventricular: That rhythm is usually associated with significant cardiac or metabolic abnormality. ...Read more

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Our 22 yr old son has idioventricular rhythm cardiologist after testing tell us all is ok no worries. Not 100% sure on this what can the future hold ?

Usually OK: Idioventricular rhythm is one that originates from the lower chamber of the heart rather than the upper chamber. It typically occurs at a rate that is near or slightly faster than the normal heart rate. It does not usually evolve into a more serious rhythm. ...Read more

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I normally get idioventricular tachycardia during rest. How is this normally treated? Trying to keep it from getting worse.

I normally get idioventricular tachycardia during rest. How is this normally treated? Trying to keep it from getting worse.

Cardiology consult: top include exam. 24 hr Holter monitor, stress echocardiogram and medication based on findings. Most of the the time these are benign conditions; however, intrinsic heart disease must be ruled out. ...Read more

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What causes your diurnal rhythm to be totally messed up?

What causes your diurnal rhythm to be totally messed up?

Sleeping habits: My recommendation is for people to go to sleep at the same time and wake up at the same time it will help the body to create a very normal cycle. You need to maintain this through every day of the week and not just the weekdays but also including the weekends. ...Read more

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Can continuous pressure on the chest cause the hearts rhythm to change?

Clarify: What does continuous pressure mean ? Did you mean, increased work load, for example with exercise? if so , yes but not Rhythm change, but rate change, the heart rate will increase but the rhythm should be normal (sinus and regular), a change in rhythm is often not normal, though a few premature beats is not considered that abnormal. ...Read more

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My heart rate has been about 10-20 beats above normal all day. Regular rhythm just around 103bpm. What could be the cause?

Multiple causes.: Infection, fever, hyperthyroidism, tachycardias (arrhythmias) are just a few of the more common causes. It merits a visit to ones doctor for a careful history and physical exam, and possibly an EKG, blood and urine tests. Usually, the underlying cause is apparent immediately. In rare instances, unusual causes require special testing. ...Read more

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What might be cause/implictns of bend in right ventricle and abnormal rhythm patterns? 28 & healthy frequent palps but no fainting. Laymens terms please

What might be cause/implictns of bend in right ventricle and abnormal rhythm patterns? 28 & healthy frequent palps but no fainting. Laymens terms please

Band?: I think you mean "band"? It's actually a moderator band and it lives in the right ventricle. It's a normal structure but is only seen on some echoes (due to technical issues). It causes no symptoms and does not require treatment. Here is a simple explanation:http://www.Vhlab.Umn.Edu/atlas/right-ventricle/moderator-band/. ...Read more