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Would Thyroid Cause Arrhythmia Pvc
Not known to, but...: Rare, idiosyncratic reactions to any med can occur. Likely unrelated, look elsewhere first. ...Read more
Abnormal heart rhythm is a condition in which a person has an abnormal heartbeat pattern, as detected by an EKG (electrocardiogram) of the heart. Some abnormal rhythms run in families (hereditary abnormal rhythms). Some abnormal rhythms are not dangerous, while others can cause ...Read more
Yes: Whether the very common "sinus arrhythmia" really causes pac's / pvc's is something you'll want to discuss with your physician but if he/she isn't concerned, I'm not either. More than 5 per minute, or in runs, is worrisome. You may try limiting coffee intake, or just getting comfortable with hearts doing flip-flops from time to time. Glad you're taking a proactive approach. ...Read more
What kind of arrhythmia would cause your heart to flutter, dizzy, like no beats in between and scared. It felt like a lot if pvcs in a row.
Several....: There are several arrhythmias that can cause these symptoms including atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter, PVCs that can occur as "runs" where there are several in a row. Ventricular arrhythmias, besides PVCs, would likely cause more symptoms, like passing out. The best way to figure out what is wrong is to have a Holter monitor placed for at least a few days so see your doctor ASAP or go to ER! ...Read more
I recently had an ECG and on it, it says
Arrhythmia: A: 22, PVC: 2
Now I know what PVC means, but I am unfamiliar with "A." What does it mean?
Check: with the people who did the test. It is not familiar to me. HRS, MD, FACC ...Read more
My friend has arrhythmia (PVC) and has smoked cocaine - I have been advised in the past not to give him metoprolol because this can make it worse. Is this the generally accepted medical view?
PVCs are Arrhythmia: The likely answer is that your doctors are attempting to keep down the number of pvcs you're having. The level of success with such strategies varies from person to person. Our understanding of pvcs continues to evolve, but in very high numbers, they can lead to heart dysfunction and require specific interventions. An electrophysiologist may be able to "ablate" the pvcs and get you off meds. ...Read more
Sudden death from arrhythmia a risk to healthy individuals as well as those w/CAD and/or prior MIs? Correlation between PVCs & sudden death risk?
PVCs: PVCs signal risk in those with known coronary artery and or heart muscle disease. Otherwise normal patients who happen to have PVCs do not seem to have an increased risk of an event signalled by the PVCs. ...Read more
Do all palpitations show up on a ekg? Besides pvcs and pacs are normal palpitations an arrhythmia?
Bumps In The Night: An EKG takes only one minute so you're "lucky" (I guess) to find any. If the doctor is really concerned he'll put you on a constant monitor (that you carry around with you) for from 2 to 14 or so days.He'll also ask you to keep a record of any symptoms you feel during that time. Ordinarily it's not worrisome to have a few PVCs or PACs a day unless you have bad symptoms or they fit certain patterns ...Read more
My daughter is 9 and recently diagnosed with arrhythmia and pvc's. When she is lying down I can see the beats in her stomach. Is that normal?
Abdominal pulsations: I don't know how thin your daughter is, but it is very common for children with thin frames to be able to see an abdominal pulsation when they are lying down. However, since your daughter has additional cardiac concerns, I would consult with her specialist to make sure ...Read more
Could I die from arrhythmia? Anterior mitral valve sag trivial MR holter 19 pac (4 couplets) 5 pvc, were kinda few that day. Doctors not worried tho?
Arrythmias and supplementation. I know that Mg & K can help alleviate certain arrhythmias. What about Taurine and L-Arginine? I read an article by a Dr in Texas that was able to squash PVCs and PACs by supplementing with them. Also, can Omega-3's help
Have sinus tachycardia/pvcs/sinus arrhythmia/palpitations. 23 years old. Normal ecg/echo/blood tests. What are my chances for cardiac arrest?
Understand the terms: At 25, possibility of cardiac arrest is remote even with family history. SINUS TACHYCARDIA is a rapid, otherwise normal beat. SINUS ARRYTHMIA refers to the normal variation in pulse rate with the breathing cycle seen in young athletes. PVCs are extra beats generated in lower chamber for many reasons, rarely serious. PALPITATIONs are literally the awareness of your heartbeat caused by any of these. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Would echo,ekg,stress test,xray,bloodwork rule out any arrhythmia problem such as premature ventricular contraction and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation?
No: Occasional PVCs are normal. Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation by definition is only present some of the time and the tests you list could easily miss this if done while the heart is in normal rhythm. Diagnosis of intermittent arrhythmias can be difficult and frequently requires consultation with a cardiologist subspecialized in electrophysiology, Holter monitor test is frequently used. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had being diagnose atrial fibrillation arrhythmia but also some test thyroides 8.0 is this can be the cause or is something else?
Yes it can be the ca: Hyperthyroid can cause afib.Get a more detailed answer ›
I drank canary seeds milk can this make my thyroid over react also my last test was .012 is this to high to cause me arrhythmia a/f ?
Not likely. : This is another example of a snake oil remedy which has no evidence whatsoever of safety or efficacy. Do not put anything in your body which has not been tested in double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trials. Additional tests are needed to evaluate thyroid function; see your doctor. ...Read more
Are there any other heart tests other than echo/ekg/holter/thyroid/adrenal tests to determine cause of tachy/pvcs? Should i ask for stress test?
Rarely: In rare circumstances, particularly when the Omeprazole has been taken for a long time, low magnesium levels in the blood can result, which can cause heart palpitations. Although this is an extremely rare occurrence, if you feel it may apply to you, i would recommend stopping the Omeprazole immediately and seeing your dr., who may want to draw a magnesium level, if the circumstances warrant it. ...Read more
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