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What are the solutions to an irregular heart beat? What causes the heart to skip and what is the cure?

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Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Irregular Heart Beat

There are many causes.
If you are symptomatic it can be treated with medications. If it is refractory then ablation is a choice.

In brief: Irregular Heart Beat

There are many causes.
If you are symptomatic it can be treated with medications. If it is refractory then ablation is a choice.
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
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Dr. Alec Moorman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: The

The answer to your question depends on the type of irregular heart beat.
The sensation of a skipped heart beat is most commonly caused by premature ventricular contractions (pvcs) or premature atrial contractions (pacs). Neither of these conditions are dangerous, but in some circumstances they can be associated with other heart conditions. A sustained irregular heart beat lasting hours or longer is usually atrial fibrillation, a common arrhythmia with several potential complications. I would recommend that you talk with your doctor if you are having this symptom, because the first step is an accurate diagnosis. Depending on what is found, you may need nothing done but you may benefit from treatment.

In brief: The

The answer to your question depends on the type of irregular heart beat.
The sensation of a skipped heart beat is most commonly caused by premature ventricular contractions (pvcs) or premature atrial contractions (pacs). Neither of these conditions are dangerous, but in some circumstances they can be associated with other heart conditions. A sustained irregular heart beat lasting hours or longer is usually atrial fibrillation, a common arrhythmia with several potential complications. I would recommend that you talk with your doctor if you are having this symptom, because the first step is an accurate diagnosis. Depending on what is found, you may need nothing done but you may benefit from treatment.
Dr. Alec Moorman
Dr. Alec Moorman
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