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Herbal Treatment For Irregular Heart Rate
Depends: A thorough work up should be done . If possible the exact type of arrythmia should be determined and this will help target and treat the underlying problem. As a general rule beta blockers will help . If its atrial fibrillation then anticoagulation may be needed.Occasionally eps will be needed an ablation used to treat the problem.Blood work to check for electrolyte, thyroid levels , echo for mvp.. ...Read more
Resting heart rate is 75-80 BPM. I take 12.5mg of atenolol for anxiety. Is this a good number for resting heart rate?
Get it checked: A heart rate that feels irregular could be a number of things from benign variations in heart rate with breathing inspiration versus expiration, to abnormal irregular rhythms such as atrial fibrillation. You should see your doctor to have it checked and have an EKG done to determine the specific rhythm it is to make sure it is not an abnormal one that would need further attention. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is treatment required for symptomatic bradycardia, heart rate 35, with bigeminal PVCs, normal blood pressure, no history of heart disease?
Varies: Treatment for sinus bradycardia depends upon the cause, severity, and symptoms. If it is related to a medication effect, the offending medication is often stopped. If not severe and a patient is not symptomatic, treatment may not be needed. In other cases, sinus bradycardia may be difficult to treat with medication and may require a pacemaker. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible for years of taking beta blockers for rapid heart rate damage the neurological system?
PSVT: In general most of us treat the CHF and hope that the PSVT will improve as the CHF improves. Part of systolic dysfunction CHF Rx is beta blockade which we also use for PSVT. If the CHF is well controlled and PSVT remains a problem, there are several options available and these depend on the individual person. Space here doesn't allow adequate discussion ...Read more
Beside taking arrhythmia medicines, what are other option for atrial fibrillation? Does a pace maker or defibrillator cure a fib?
Ablation: Catheter ablation (pulmonary vein isolation) can be curative. Although not curative, an av node ablation in combination with a pacemaker or defibrillator can usually eliminate the symptoms of atrial fibrillation. If you have obstructive sleep apnea using CPAP can greatly improve atrial fibrillation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heart Failure: Your question is too broad and difficult to answer here. Please refer to the following article: http://circ.Ahajournals.Org/content/128/16/e240. ...Read more
My father 70yr , diagnosed ventricular bigeminy.Is it dangerous?Can amiodarone help controlling it?Treatment options for ventricular tachycardia?
Depends: The underlying cause for the rythm needs to be worked up and treated. If all correctable conditions are fixed., then eps may be indicated and ablation if reasonable. A defibrillator if poor heart function. Otherwise amio is reasonable but has its issues. It can affect the lungs, liver and thyroid to mention a few. Close monitoring is reccomended. ...Read more
I've had afib for 13yrs the concerning current worries- my memory loss, heart rate very fast, with use of cardizem 240mg and toprol (metoprolol). 106?
Are you in : Any anticoagulation therapy? The chads2 score used to determine choice of thromboprophylaxis. Zero score no treatment or aspirin. Rate control very important to less than 110. Memory loss could be related to treatment and to increase hr. You should see your cardiologist soon for better rate control and to review your treatments. I will recommend repeat echo to r/o atrial thrombus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im taking bisoprolol 2.5 mg 3 times within 24 hr periods for svt. However my heart rate is 110bpm still when I have it checked. Is there any other medications which are better at reducing heart rate?
Salt, liquid control: Then diuresis i.e. Water pills by mouth or IV then some medicines may help like ace inhibitors or arbs or IV drips like dobutamine, melrinone, or Nesiritide in severe cases. In severe selected cases, heart transplant may be an option. Note, if no fluid overload happens, using salt & fluid restriction, the overwhelming majority of these patients will stay away from hospital and it's complications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on: Individual. If not irregular 65-90.Get a more detailed answer ›
If you really have: a resting heart rate of 165 BPM then you need to be evaluated as soon as possible or you will be likely to develop a tachycardia mediated cardiomyopathy. Bisoprolol is not being sufficient for your management. Follow up with a Cardiologist or an Electrophysiologist as soon as you can for a more thorough evaluation and appropriate management plan. ...Read more
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