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Does arrhythmia usually cause many symptoms?

Does arrhythmia usually cause many symptoms?

Arrhythmia: Arrhythmia can cause number of symptoms which can include palpitation, shortness of breath, dizziness, sweating, chest pains and syncopy. ...Read more

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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


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Can an arrhythmia cause symptoms like dyspnea?

Can an arrhythmia cause symptoms like dyspnea?

Yes it can: During an arrhythmia, the heart may not be pumping effectively, and you might therefore feel short of breath. Many arrhythmias are intermittent, and in between episodes, there shouldn't be any symptoms, as long as the heart is otherwise normal. ...Read more

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What is the cause of having an arrhythmia?

Arrhythmia: Arrhythmias have lots of potential causes, they range from structural abnormalities, through physiologic and psychologic stresses, chemical drivers, smoking and other things..... ...Read more

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What exactly is an arrhythmia? Is it a cause for concern?

What exactly is an arrhythmia? Is it a cause for concern?

Arrhythmia: First you need to diagnose what the arrhythmia is and then try to determine what might be the cause in the patient. The treatment follows from the evaluation of the what and why of the abnormal rhythm. It may be necessary to see a cardiologist or a special cardiologist called electrophysiologist. ...Read more

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What are the different types of arrhythmia and what are their symptoms?

Many, Many Types...: Arrhythmias come in many different forms: sinus arrhythmia is the normal variation of the heart by inhaling vs exhaling. Premature, isolated beats from the upper chamber or lower chamber are also benign arrhythmia. Atrial arrhythmias (coming from the upper chambers and be less dangerous) ventricular arrhythmias (coming from the lower chambers are more dangerous) symptoms are different for each. ...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