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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Trigeminy

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I have premature ventricular contractions and I'm wondering if they were caused by anxiety.

I have premature ventricular contractions and I'm wondering if they were caused by anxiety.

No: Premature ventricular contractions or PVCs for short are extra beats from the lower chambers of the heart - the ventricles. Symptoms include skip beats and/or palpitations. In your age group, these beats originate from the outflow tracks. Anxiety can exacerbate the symptoms but are not the cause. ...Read more

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Holter 48 hr showed 31 xtra beats from atria. If they cause premature ventricular contractions is it dangerous?Read that prexcitaion can cause death??

Holter 48 hr showed 31 xtra beats from atria. If they cause premature ventricular contractions is it dangerous?Read that prexcitaion can cause death??

Atrial arrhythmias: Most probably you don't have preexcitation. You probably have atrial ectopics (extra beats) common with stress, caffeine, hormonal changes, lack of sleep. Rare for pre-excitation to cause death. ...Read more

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Cardiologist said premature ventricular contractions were causing me to pass out. BP 118/100 HR 105 at appt. Does Pvc cause high BP? Is PVC result of high BP? Is it bad my system and dia are so close together?

Cardiologist said premature ventricular contractions were causing me to pass out. BP 118/100 HR 105 at appt. Does Pvc cause high BP? Is PVC result  of high BP? Is it bad my system and dia are so close together?

PCPs NOT RELATED/BP: Pcps are not caused directly due to high blood pressure and pvcs do not cause high bp.Your systolic and diastolic are not that close together, but you do have highbp discuss your concerns with your cardiologist as you do need to get your BP controlled and rhythm taken care of as you are passing out and that is a serious symptom/sign and needs to be taken care of. ...Read more

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I have trigeminy. Can it be deadly?

I have trigeminy. Can it be deadly?

An abnormal pulse: Like that is always a sign of heart disease. You should ask the doctor who diagnosed it to explain it. ...Read more

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1 have atrial trigeminy since about 3 months , what the prognosis?

1 have atrial trigeminy since about 3 months , what the prognosis?

Investigate further: Get a multifunction cardiogram! http://en.M.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/multifunction_cardiogram.

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Statistically what are the odds of ventricular trigeminy turning into vtach or causing long term problems?

Statistically what are the odds of ventricular trigeminy turning into vtach or causing long term problems?

Unlikely: Ventricular trigeminy is common. Sudden death is rate. So the risk is very very low unless you have underlying heart disease. ...Read more

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I am 40 and healthy. I have new onset of PVCs (20-30/min) bigeminy and trigeminy. And new HTN (180/120) The ED sent me home with no answers. What now?

I am 40 and healthy. I have new onset of PVCs (20-30/min) bigeminy and trigeminy. And new HTN (180/120) The ED sent me home with no answers. What now?

New arrhythmia: If this is truly all new May be numerous causes all of which are dangerous. This could be a problem with the gland like your adrenal gland, a problem with your blood supply to your heart, thyroid problem and others. You need to see your physician right away and if you can't, go back but to another emergency room. You need a heart and endocrine evaluation. Do not take no for an answer. Get care now. ...Read more