Treatments for idioventricular rhythm - Doctor answers

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Could a doc please explain idioventricular rhythm?

Idioventricular rhyt: Read this:

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Idioventricular_rhythm

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Rhythm (Definition)

Rhythm "any regular recurring motion, symmetry may be generally defined as a movement marked by the regulated succession of strong and weak elements, or of opposite or different conditions, this general meaning of regular recurrence or pattern in time may be applied to a wide variety of cyclical natural phenomena having a periodicity or frequency of anything microseconds ...Read more


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What does it mean to have a periodically idioventricular rhythm?

What does it mean to have a periodically idioventricular rhythm?

Idioventricular: Rhythm is heart beats arising from ventricle instead of atrium in succession. It's a slower version of ventricular tachycardia. Talk to your cardiologist about its significance as its not a normal finding. ...Read more

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How can an "accelerated idioventricular rhythm" develop in the heart?

How can an "accelerated idioventricular rhythm" develop in the heart?

Idioventricular: That rhythm is usually associated with significant cardiac or metabolic abnormality. ...Read more

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Our 22 yr old son has idioventricular rhythm cardiologist after testing tell us all is ok no worries. Not 100% sure on this what can the future hold?

Our 22 yr old son has idioventricular rhythm cardiologist after testing tell us all is ok no worries. Not 100% sure on this what can the future hold?

Usually OK: Idioventricular rhythm is one that originates from the lower chamber of the heart rather than the upper chamber. It typically occurs at a rate that is near or slightly faster than the normal heart rate. It does not usually evolve into a more serious rhythm. ...Read more

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I normally get idioventricular tachycardia during rest. How is this normally treated? Trying to keep it from getting worse.

I normally get idioventricular tachycardia during rest. How is this normally treated? Trying to keep it from getting worse.

Cardiology consult: Top include exam. 24 hr Holter monitor, stress echocardiogram and medication based on findings. Most of the the time these are benign conditions; however, intrinsic heart disease must be ruled out. ...Read more

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With abnormal heart rhythms what are my treatment options?

With abnormal heart rhythms what are my treatment options?

Hard to answer: There are hundreds if not thousands of abnormal heart rhythms. Rapid heart types are usually called tachycardias and slow heart types are called bradycardias. There is a lot of variability in between. Your pcp is a great place to start and depending on what they say, may refer you to a cardiologist or other heart specialist. ...Read more

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Which non-invasive treatments can be used to treat abnormal heart rhythms?

Which non-invasive treatments can be used to treat abnormal heart rhythms?

Some, plus drugs: Depending on the cause & severity of the arrhythmia, relaxation techniques (medication, yoga, tai-chi) may be useful. Some anti-anxiety medications can be helpful as well. Beta-blockers are often used. Serious anti-arrhythmic agents are available, but some rhythm problems, especially in younger patients, may be amenable to electrophysiologic rx, like ablation, rather than lifelong drug therapy. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of different treatments for abnormal heart rhythms?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of different treatments for abnormal heart rhythms?

Too broad: Too broad of question. Please let us know what type of arrhythmia and the treatment recommended and perhaps we can answer you better. ...Read more

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My father is on rhythm control for Afib by betaloc 50 and cordarone (amiodarone) 200mg he also took aspirin&plavix is this treatment good his age is72 hypertensive?

A Fib Rx: The only one who can answer if this Rx is "good" for your father is his local team who knows him best. There are just too many issues related to his problem that we do not know. So go talk to them with him. ...Read more

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After 16 w of HCV treatment, stopped due to huge constant pain in heart. I had EKG and it showed normal sinus rhythm, septal infarct age undetermined.?

After 16 w of HCV treatment, stopped due to huge constant pain in heart. I had EKG and it showed normal sinus rhythm, septal infarct age undetermined.?

Work up: I am assuming you were treated with PEG INF and ribavarin combo. At age 26 having a septal infacrt is very rare. Suspect the EKG needs to be repeated and if shows the same changes then seeing a heart doc would be an option. Heart disease in your age and gender is almost unheard of. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Male 22 laid in bed heart rate 49, sinus rhythem. No symptoms. Average fitness. Any need for treatment? Also has postural orthostatic tachycardia synd

Male 22 laid in bed heart rate 49, sinus rhythem. No symptoms. Average fitness. Any need for treatment? Also has postural orthostatic tachycardia synd

None.: There is nothing abnormal about a resting heart rate of 49/minute when one is lying supine. One with your history should exercise regularly, keep yourself well hydrated and treat only symptoms which might be related to your "pots". ...Read more

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What is a salvage therapy treatment?

What is a salvage therapy treatment?

Chemotherapy: Salvage chemotherapy is aggressive chemotherapy that is used when other treatment methods have been tried and failed, This is rather radical treatment and has high side effects. It is an attempt to control the cancer when nothing else will. Low response rate.
Best wishes in this regard. ...Read more

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What is a drug treatment program like?

What is a drug treatment program like?

See below: It depends on the nature of the drug-diabetics for example are on life long therapy and adjust
however if you are talking about cancer therapy that is different entirely. The therapy for cancer is not benign and can and does casue problems. Group therapy is one of the better ways to cope and most areas have groups that meet regualry fpor this there are as well a number of books on this. ...Read more

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What can I do to prepare for treatment?

Which treatment: To what treatment are you referring?

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Does treatment for sex addicts always work?

Does treatment for sex addicts always work?

Sex Addiction?: Not everyone considers "sex addiction" a useful diagnosis, in the first place. Read Dr. Marty Klein's thoughtful perspective on it: http://www. Martyklein. Com/why-sexual-addiction-is-not-a-useful-diagnosis-and-why-it-matters/ Suggest consulting w/ a sex-positive therapist to understand concerns you may have about yourself (or other person) in relation to compulsive sexual behavior. ...Read more

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My son has add. Any non-medicine treatments?

My son has add. Any non-medicine treatments?

ADHD: Non-medication treatment including omega-3 and fish oil, supplements of vitamin D and sports to help with focus and attention, like karate. Organizational tasks and charts will help to improve attention and focus better. ...Read more

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