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Can ectopic heart beats trigger or cause other types of arrythmia like vtach or afib?

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Dr. Robert Kneece
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
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In brief: Usually no

We all have PVC-premature Ventricular Contractions and most of use usually do not notice them.Some people have more than others.
Caffeine,stimulants may trigger more of them ane they usually no not trigger more pathological arrthymias such as V Tach or atrial fibrillation unless there is something structural in the heart such as reentrant pathway(an abnormal circuit)

In brief: Usually no

We all have PVC-premature Ventricular Contractions and most of use usually do not notice them.Some people have more than others.
Caffeine,stimulants may trigger more of them ane they usually no not trigger more pathological arrthymias such as V Tach or atrial fibrillation unless there is something structural in the heart such as reentrant pathway(an abnormal circuit)
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