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Doctor insights on: What Does 3 Irregular Heartbeats In A Row Mean

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Had 3 irregular heartbeats in a row?

Had 3 irregular heartbeats in a row?

It happens: How do you know? It's very hard to feel that accurately. I'm assuming you've had your heart rhythm recorded? If so, you are likely having an evaluation to determine if they're significant - often including an echo, blood sample, and stress test? Sometimes it's important, often not. Symptoms can be handled with medication, if necessary, in most cases. ...Read more

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Cure 4 irregular heartbeats?

Cure 4  irregular heartbeats?

Depends: The cure for irregular heartbeats, if needed at all, depends on two primary factors: the type and the cause. For evaluation of persistent symptomatic irregular heartbeats follow up with your primary care physician. ...Read more

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What are irregular heartbeats?

There are many types: Many types of irregular heart beats exist. Normal heart beat starts in right atrium ("top" chamber") moves to crux of the heart, and then spreads to lower, pumping chambers (ventricles). Irregular beats can originate in the atria or ventricles. Taking breaths influences heart rate as well for many factors. Interpreting irregular heart beats requires a full history and exam by a doctor. ...Read more

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What helps with irregular heartbeats?

What helps with irregular heartbeats?

Lifestyle Changes: First - get evaluated by a cardiologist. If you smoke - stop. Limit alcohol, limit caffeine, limit use of stimulants. If none of these work you may need medication. ...Read more

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How do you treat ?Irregular heartbeats?

How do you treat ?Irregular heartbeats?

Depends: On what kind of irregular heartbeat you have. There are different types and subtypes and each one can be treated differently. ...Read more

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Why do I have frequent irregular heartbeats?

Why do I have frequent irregular heartbeats?

Irregular heart beat: Try eliminating caffeine, alcohol, and other stimulants. If the irregular beats persist, then get an evaluationby a physician. ...Read more

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Can irregular heartbeats correct themselves?

Can irregular heartbeats correct themselves?

Yes,but...: Your heart beats can return to normal but it is important to evaluate what caused the irregularity because it can return and cause blood clots that can lead to strokes. Better to be safe and be properly evaluated. ...Read more

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I have random irregular heartbeats. What is it?

I have random irregular heartbeats. What is it?

Irregular heartbeat: A perceived irregularity of the heartbeat can be different things. From "skipped" atrial or ventricular beats ("extra" beats originating in the upper or lower chambers of the heart), an irregular rhythm called "atrial fibrillation" etc.The only way to diagnose with certainty is to have a recording of the electrical activity of the heart (ECG) or 24 hour recording of heart rhythm (holter monitor). ...Read more

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Irregular heartbeats and causes for yuong woman?

Many possibilities: Caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, stimulants, lack of sleep, stress, menstrual cycle, pregnancy, and fatigue are the usual suspects. Thyroid excess, some drugs, and many forms of heart disease are present in the minority. If you're troubled, you should get checked. An ekg, holter, echo, chest x-ray and blood samples for potassium, magnesium, thyroid, and kidney function are the basic workup. ...Read more

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Please tell me what causes irregular heartbeats?

Please tell me what causes irregular heartbeats?

Palpitations: These are caused by many things. Stress, excitement, irritants both physical and chemical, pressure like a hiatal hernia or esophageal push or pull, and primary heart things, the causes are very many in number. ...Read more

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Irregular heartbeats--how many per day would be ok?

Irregular heartbeats--how many per day would be ok?

Irregular heartbeats: It's not necessarily the quantity but the quality or nature of the rhythm disturbance or arrhythmia. ...Read more

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Does any form of fasting help irregular heartbeats?

Does any form of fasting help irregular heartbeats?

Fasting: Likely no, fasting will not help irregular heart beats. However, staying well hydrated may help and avoiding certain things like alcohol, caffeine and tobacco use will help with decreasing irregular heart beats. ...Read more

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What are the different kinds of irregular heartbeats?

Irregular heart beat: There are primarily atrial premature beats and ventricular premature beats. Besides these there are more complicated sub types which I won't list here. The atrial and ventricular ones cover the great bulk of them. ...Read more

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What helps with stopping irregular heartbeats from happening?

What helps with stopping irregular heartbeats from happening?

Vegetables & fruits: Diet rich in fresh vegetables and fruits and a good dose of daily sunshine will help to maintain the necessary active minerals and electrolytes that in turn helps to stabilize the cardiac electricity and prevent irregular heart beats or arrhythmia. ...Read more

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Is it always important to get irregular heartbeats checked out?

Is it always important to get irregular heartbeats checked out?

Always: Irregular heart beats can cause blood clots that can lead to life-threatening strokes. Have it checked out immediately. ...Read more

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Should i be worried if i feel pain and have irregular heartbeats?

Should i be worried if i feel pain and have irregular heartbeats?

Acute?: Acute onset of irregular heart beat with chest pain warrants urgent evaluation. Heart attack sx can include: chest pain or tightness, shortness of breath, increased sweating, pain or numbness radiating down the arm (more often left than right) and nausea. There could be pain of the upper back, head, jaw or teeth. One fourth of people have heart attacks without chest pain. ...Read more

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Has anyone had any experience with fasting and irregular heartbeats?

Atrial fibrillation: Fast and irregular heartbeats could imply atrial fibrillation. This is an arrythmia wherein their is an uncoupling of the electrical synchronization between the upper cardiac chambers (atria) and lower chambers (ventricles). This leads to a fast and irregularly irregular (irregular cadence). This can result in light headedness and potentially in clot formation and stroke risk. ...Read more

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Has anyone had any experience with strict fasting and irregular heartbeats?

Has anyone had any experience with strict fasting and irregular heartbeats?

Fasting: Likely no, fasting will not help irregular heart beats. However, staying well hydrated may help and avoiding certain things like alcohol, caffeine and tobacco use will help with decreasing irregular heart beats. ...Read more