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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Irregular Heart Rate

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Are home BP digital machines accurate? Mine keeps giving the irregular heart rate symbol at least once a day.

Are home BP digital machines accurate? Mine keeps giving the irregular heart rate symbol at least once a day.

Yes: They are usually quite accurate. But if it gives you constant error message it may have some malfunction issues. ...Read more

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Heart Rate (Definition)

Heart rate is a measurement of the number of times a person's heart beats in one minute. Normal heart rates vary with a person's age and with excitement and exercise. Abnormal heart rates are too slow, too fast, and/or irregular (too much ...Read more


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What is considered an irregular heart rate?

What is considered an irregular heart rate?

Depends: Irregular means a constant variation in heart rate or can be caused by frequent early/premature beats. Young people however can have a moderate variation in heart rate just by breathing in and out so consult your physician to find out if yours is abnormally irregular if you are concerned ...Read more

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What would cause me to have an irregular heart rate?

What would cause me to have an irregular heart rate?

Lots of things: We have about 100, 000 heart beats / day. It is typically to have a few dozen to few hundred extra / skipped beats, just by the law of averages. There are lots of abnormal conditions, however, that can cause irregularity above that normal range. If you are experiencing this routinely, see your cardiologist for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about a very low (41 bpm) and irregular heart rate?

Should I be concerned about a very low (41 bpm) and irregular heart rate?

Concern?: Whether you need to be concerned depends on why your heart rate is 41 and and irregular. If your normal rate is in that range and you're having occassional apcs, no big deal. If you have some serious cause of the 41 bpm and irregular rhythm like slow afib caused by a drug overdose or some pathology, then you might need to be concerned. ...Read more

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Irregular heart rate the last week. BPM 90-95 and irregular rate. Cause for concern?

Irregular heart rate the last week. BPM 90-95 and irregular rate. Cause for concern?

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 more

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I have an irregular heart rate. The one moment I have 57 and the next 112. What does it mean?

I have an irregular heart rate. The one moment I have 57 and the next 112. What does it mean?

Should be studied : Not sure. With problems like this a 24 hour monitor-a device you wear that records your every heart beat for one day continuously-will be invaluable for discerning what's going on. Some people have extreme variability of their normal rhythm, but at this point you cannot exclude some more concerning arrhythmia (rhythm disorder). Your primary care doctor or a cardiologist can assist you. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can my irregular heart rate be dangerous in the long run?

Can my irregular heart rate be dangerous in the long run?

Depends: It depends on what is making it irregular and what your other health conditions are as well as the overall condition of your heart. ...Read more

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What is done for a 7 year old with an irregular heart rate?

What is done for a 7 year old with an irregular heart rate?

Irregular heart rate: An ekg will help explain the irregular heart rate and confirm the diagnosis. A cardiologist should be consulted for the proper treatment. ...Read more

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