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What is leading to a fast heart rate at rest, or an irregular heart beat?

Irregular heart beat. You might be having atrial fibrillation or flutter or multifocal atrial rhythm. These are kinds of cardiac arrythmias that could cause irregular heart beat. Consult your physician to get work-up to adignoser underlying arrythmia (if any). Read more...

Can a stroke be caused by an irregular heart beat with a low heart rate?

Yes, it is possible. Irregular heart beat (atrial fibrillation may cause stroke. As upper chambers of the heart (atria) do not contract effectively and blood tends to clot due to slow flow or stasis in these chambers. With occaissional normal beats or convertion to normal rythm may cause these clots to break loose and block the circulation in the brain. That is why in most cases blood thinners are prescribed. Read more...
Yes. An irregular heart beast (such as atrial fibrillation) may lead to the development of blood clots within the heart. These blood clots may eventually travel to the brain and cause a stroke. Read more...

My son age 10 was diagnosed with slight irregular heart beat and slight high heart pressure what could cause this problem?

Needs further evalua. A 10 year old with high blood pressure and irregular heart beat can be normal but i would have concerns if no obvious reason for the blood pressure. If he is of normal weight, is able to keep up with kids his own age while playing and has had no breathing or blue in the face episodes, he is likely ok but i would have someone listen to his heart, get a cxr, and consider an ekg or further testing. Read more...

I was told I'm anemic plus had low potassium, could this be the cause of my fast/irregular heart beat/rate?

Irregular pulse. A simple answer to your question is "yes". You need to go to the physician (p) who ordered the blood test on you that found you to have a low potassium (k) as well as being anemic. A 36 year old person is not expected to have anemia nor a low k level being on no medications. You may have to serious problems, anemia and low k. See a p for a diagnosis and a treatment plan of your two problems. Read more...

If I had irregular heartbeat would it show not just at heart rates below 60? Cause my machine says I have irregular heart rate mornings 43-50 bpm

At any rate . Irregular heart rate can happen at low and fast heart rate. Can be because extra or escape beats, irregular sinus rhythm, junctional rhythm, or atrial arrhythmias. Needs an ECG during the actual irregularity happen. Or a holter 24 hrs monitoring test. Auscultation by a physician can make a diagnosis highly suggestive. BP machine are not accurate for irregular rhythms. Read more...

I have no symptoms or irregular heart beat. Normal blood pressure and good heart rate. Why would I have a heart murmur?

Sometimes it's norma. Not all heart murmurs are an evidence of pathology and they could represents a normal variance they are usually called functional murmurs. There are also many other causes of murmurs that aren't related to the heart... Could be caused from anemia or pregnancy. Read more...