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What treatments are commonly prescribed when you have an irregular heart beat during sleep?

What treatments are commonly prescribed when you have an irregular heart beat during sleep?

Usually, none: Most irregular heart beats are benign, a normal variant of the inherent electrical function of heart muscle. No treatment is generally required for this type, although medications such as beta-blockers, e.g. Can be used if experiencing unsettling symptoms. Sleep apnea can be an important (often unrecognized) cause of abnormal rhythms during sleep; diagnosing this condition and treating it may help. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have an irregular heart beat? (double beats, pausing) my friend has it and she is 15.

What does it mean if you have an irregular heart beat? (double beats, pausing) my friend has it and she is 15.

Extra beats: Most probably she has extra beats, may be referred to as premature beats. Not uncommon, especially in female teens during puberty years. If structurally normal heart with normal function, they are usually benign and rarely require any treatment. Best to avoid caffeinated products which may increase them in frequency. ...Read more

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Hello doctors, what does an irregular heart beat mean?

Hello doctors, what does an irregular heart beat mean?

Palpitation Sx: Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also found with abnormal hearts. ...Read more

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I went to my doctor office and she refer me to a cardiologist for irregular heart beat what does this mean ?

It means ....: Your doctor cares for you.Symptoms of "irregular heart beat"/palpitation/flutter are commonly encountered in clinical practice and may be benign. Your doctor will perform an ECG as a way of trying to determine what may be causing your symptoms. Your doctor may not feel comfortable with the findings on the ECG and will then ask a cardiologist's help in deciding what it is or isn't. ...Read more

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I feel like someone is sat on my chest and can't get my breath I was in a&e on Thursday and they said I have an irregular heart beat can it be that?

I feel like someone is sat on my chest  and can't get my breath I was in a&e on Thursday and they said I have an irregular heart beat can it be that?

Need more info: irregular heart beats are significant as is the symptom of not being able top catch your breath. Even at your age heart problems can occur that are serious I would suggest that you visit your family physician for a checkup and a possible referral to a cardiologist. ...Read more

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I have an irregular heart beat and it is 115 is that normal??? And will I be OK?

I have an irregular heart beat and it is 115 is that normal??? And will I be OK?

Irregular: To answer your question requires you to see a doctor. Without lots more information we can't know what is going on with you. ...Read more