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Can you describe how arrhythmias feel like?

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Dr. Jerry Routh
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Flip Flops

An arrythmia or iabnormal heart beat may be of several types.
A tachycardia or rapid rhythm feels like a racing heart but not brought on by exercise. A slow heart beat may lead to fatigue or passing out. The most common arrythmia is due to extra beats which feel like a "flip flop" sensation due to the extra early beat or a pause after the beat with a "sinking" feeling in the chest.

In brief: Flip Flops

An arrythmia or iabnormal heart beat may be of several types.
A tachycardia or rapid rhythm feels like a racing heart but not brought on by exercise. A slow heart beat may lead to fatigue or passing out. The most common arrythmia is due to extra beats which feel like a "flip flop" sensation due to the extra early beat or a pause after the beat with a "sinking" feeling in the chest.
Dr. Jerry Routh
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Depends

Can feel like palpitations, lightheadedness, shortness of breath, chest pains .
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In brief: Depends

Can feel like palpitations, lightheadedness, shortness of breath, chest pains .
..
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