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What treatments are commonly prescribed when you have an irregular heart beat during sleep?

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Dr. Alon Gitig
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Usually, none

Most irregular heart beats are benign, a normal variant of the inherent electrical function of heart muscle.
No treatment is generally required for this type, although medications such as beta-blockers, e.g. Can be used if experiencing unsettling symptoms. Sleep apnea can be an important (often unrecognized) cause of abnormal rhythms during sleep; diagnosing this condition and treating it may help.

In brief: Usually, none

Most irregular heart beats are benign, a normal variant of the inherent electrical function of heart muscle.
No treatment is generally required for this type, although medications such as beta-blockers, e.g. Can be used if experiencing unsettling symptoms. Sleep apnea can be an important (often unrecognized) cause of abnormal rhythms during sleep; diagnosing this condition and treating it may help.
Dr. Alon Gitig
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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Interventional Cardiology

In brief: Depends

Some peope have slowing of the heart rate and this does not need any specific treatment.
Others have obstructive sleep apnea increasing arrhythmias and a mask called CPAP can help. The treatment depends on the etiology.

In brief: Depends

Some peope have slowing of the heart rate and this does not need any specific treatment.
Others have obstructive sleep apnea increasing arrhythmias and a mask called CPAP can help. The treatment depends on the etiology.
Dr. Nassir Azimi
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