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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Irregular Heartbeat (Definition)

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Just switched back from lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) 50 mg to ivabradine 5 mg. Hr 60 but now i feel my heart beating irregularly. Normal reaction? Should i be concerned?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Why is my heart beating irregularly and what can I do to relax?

Why is my heart beating irregularly and what can I do to relax?

Irregular beat?: I would relax more if you went to see a cardiologist. Maybe, you can't relax because you ware worried. Once, the cardiologist evaluates you and discusses the situation with you - you will feel so much better. ...Read more

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Why's my heart beating irregularly and what can I do to relax it?

Why's my heart beating irregularly and what can I do to relax it?

Many causes: There could be a number of causes for your symptoms...Many benign & some less so. See your physician & get evaluated. ...Read more

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My heart started beating weird for a minute. Is this what they call an irregular heartbeat?

My heart started beating weird for a minute. Is this what they call an irregular heartbeat?

It can be: The sense of an abnormal heart rhythm (also known as palpitations) is frequently secondary to an irregular heart beat, or arrhythmia. Sometimes individuals have this sensation when the heart rhythm is not irregular. If there is any concern, an ECG recording at the time of symptoms, using an event monitor, will usually provide an answer. ...Read more

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Will anxiety cause irregular heartbeat. Sumtimes my heart will beat twice then there's a pause & will start beating regular again. Happens daily?

Will anxiety cause irregular heartbeat. Sumtimes my heart will beat twice then there's a pause & will start beating regular again. Happens daily?

It can: This is a common symptom of anxiety. I'd suggest a good psych eval and treatment in CBT therapy. If meds are seen to be needed, the therapist will refer for that. This is often a fairly easy symptom to relieve if you are willing to learn skills for anxiety mgmt. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Having your heart shocked to correct irregular heartbeat?

Having your heart shocked to correct irregular heartbeat?

What's your question: Yes, in certain conditions sometimes the heart can be shocked (called cardioversion) to return it to its normal rhythm. This is typically done by a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Is heart afibulation and irregular heartbeat the same thing?

Is heart afibulation and irregular heartbeat the same thing?

Heart Rhythms: Not sure where this question is coming from. The simple answer is that atrial fibrillation is one type of irregular heart beats but not the only one. ...Read more

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Is irregular heartbeat considered a heart condition on health surveys?

Is irregular heartbeat considered a heart condition on health surveys?

Depends: All human beings have some irregular heart beat sometimes. If it's something you've occasionally noticed, i wouldn't include it on a health survey, but if your doctor has given you a specific diagnosis, e.g. Atrial fibrillation or supraventricular tachycardia (among others), then i would include it. ...Read more

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Can you let me know is irregular heartbeat considered a heart condition?

Maybe: I get extra beats after exercise but all my test are normal including stress echo. Need to r/o arrhythmias with ecg, possibly holter monitor and stress test. Consult your physician. ...Read more