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QTc interval 483. Is this serious?

QTc interval 483. Is this serious?

Normal: Your QTc is on the upper end of normal range, < 500 ms. The QT or QTc changes based on your heart rate and other factors. Some medications can make the QT longer (some antibiotics, some psychiatric medications, some heart medications, as well as others) so it is important that you talk to your doctor about it to make sure you don't take any of these. Also discuss family history of heart attacks. ...Read more

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Increase in qtc interval, what does this indicate?

Increase in qtc interval, what does this indicate?

Increased QTc: The QT interval represents the time it takes for the electricity to pass through the bottom two heart chambers. Normally, the QT shortens with a faster heart rate; therefore, a corrected QT (QTc) is calculated, more accurately representing the expected QT. Normal QTc is ...Read more

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QTc Interval 424 MS on ecg. Could this cause palpitations?

QTc Interval 424 MS on ecg. Could this cause palpitations?

QT interval: No.If new given your medications and conditionswork with you treating physicians to elaborate a cause and if necessary treatment. ...Read more

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My QT/QTc interval on EKG was 400/461 (borderline norm.). Spent night in hospital on continuous h. monitor on which QTc was between 460 and 560. Why?

My QT/QTc interval on EKG was 400/461 (borderline norm.). Spent night in hospital on continuous h. monitor on which QTc was between 460 and 560. Why?

Simple question but: answer as complicated as heart is & heart under split second control from brain/mind 24/7. Study both: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiKgDOXlPfk and Google: "causes of long QT syndrome", for an introduction to the issues, potential complications & promoted treatments. ...Read more