Which is worse: heart disease or an arrhythmia?

Question. Not enough space here to cover... Arrhythmia caused by heart disease makes the heart disease more serious. Some arrhythmias without heart abnormality known don't mean much. In general arrhythmia and heart disease go together but either can be problematic even if not associated. This is far too simple but again not enough space.

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Do you know which is worse heart disease or arrhythmia?

Heart disease. Arrhythmia may be one of the manifestations of heart disease. In general, arrhythmias may not be important if the heart is structurally healthy but may be dangerous if the heart is weak. Of course the more accurate answer will depend of the specific kind of arrhythmia and the extent of the heart disease, but you did not provide that info. Discuss with your md. Read more...

Safest schizophrenia medication for patients with heart disease and arrhythmia?

Not answerable. This is the type of question that cannot really be answered in this forum. It would obviously take a psychiatrist talking to your cardiologist about what the proper combination should be. There are many arrhythmias and many antipsychotic medications. The details would need to be known. Read more...
Aripiprazole. And other atypical antipsychotics can be considered amongst the safest for a case like this. Haloperidol (and other typical agents) is used sometimes, with caution. Ask your dr for a recommendation in this particular case. Good luck. Read more...

What is the best and safest migraine medicine for patients with arrhythmia/heart disease?

Migraine. You shoul discus so with your dr. There are a number of choices beta blockers would be the first to try. Read more...
? and Beta-blockers. Treatment for migraines can be divided into abortive and preventative categories. Abortive migraine treatment is given at the onset of symptoms. Preventative treatment is given on a regular basis to reduce the frequency and severity of migraines. In patients with frequent migraines, beta blockers are the safest medications used to prevent migraines in patients with arrhythmia and/or heart disease. Read more...

How dangerous is it to travel with heart disease? I have tachycardia and arrhythmias but have not yet seen cardiologist.

Without knowing the. actual nature and diagnosis of your heart disease, tachycardia and arrhythmias it is impossible to advise whether traveling is safe or not. Odds are it will be OK but there are doctors around the world and usually on plains, boats and trains so you'll be able to get help no matter where or when if needed. Read more...

I need help! How do I know if I have heart disease or just arrythmia?

Different symptoms. An arrhythmia feels like skipped beats, racing heart, or irregular beat. Checking your pulse can suggest whether its' irregular, if you don't notice the sensations in your chest. The chest pain from, what most people call, heart disease, usually lasts longer than the fleeting pain of a heart palpitation. An arrhythmia is an electrical problem. See primary physician either way, to check-up. Read more...