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Is it normal to gasp for air along with skipping heart beats?
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Dr. Michael Zevitz
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: No
Many people have skipped heart beats, as many as 80-90 % of people, almost all of whom have no heart disease at all.
Gasping for air is much less commonly associated with skipped beats, many of whom do have significant heart or lung disease.

In brief: No
Many people have skipped heart beats, as many as 80-90 % of people, almost all of whom have no heart disease at all.
Gasping for air is much less commonly associated with skipped beats, many of whom do have significant heart or lung disease.
Dr. Michael Zevitz
Dr. Michael Zevitz
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Dr. Michael Zevitz
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: No
Skipped heart beats are very common, occurring in as many as 80-90% of people, most of whom have no heart disease.
Shortness of breath associated with skipped beats is far less common, many of whom have heart disease..

In brief: No
Skipped heart beats are very common, occurring in as many as 80-90% of people, most of whom have no heart disease.
Shortness of breath associated with skipped beats is far less common, many of whom have heart disease..
Dr. Michael Zevitz
Dr. Michael Zevitz
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