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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