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What could have caused occasional 'irregular heartbeat' indication in Omron BP monitor for 57+ yr female? The reading shows BP 116/77 & pulse 69.

Irregular heartbeat. BP machines are not really designed to detect abnormalities of heart rhythm. Causes may include machine error, sinus arrhythmia (i.e., normal), or arrhythmias such as premature contractions or atrial fibrillation. If there are no symptoms it is much less likely to be worrisome. If you have sustained palpitations, chest pain, shortness of breath, or lightheadedness then see a doc. . Read more...

What could cause irregular heartbeats and chest pains in a 20 y.O.?

Premature beats. Mist likely premature beats which can be exacerbated by dehydration & stimulants. Consider getting checked out so can get these symptoms resolved. Read more...
Lots of things. Irregular heartbeats can be common. They can be single or persistent and related to anxiety, caffeine, stress, medications, etc. Sinus arrhythmia (a normal variation in heart rate) is common. Chest pain is very common in growing teens/young adults, especially if they are active, typcially reflecting muscle/bone changes. Discuss symptoms with your doctor to decide if any workup is needed. Read more...