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I am getting an extra heartbeat every so often. My blood pressure is normal. Should I be concerned?

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Dr. Hanriet Minasian
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes

You need to be evaluated with cardiac studies, starting with an keg and possibly a prolonged ekg called a holter monitor.
Causes of irregular heart beat can be as simple as a vitamin or mineral deficiency , thyroid problems, or can be signs of cardiac problems. Consulting your physician is best not only for determining the cause, but also for treating it appropriately.

In brief: Yes

You need to be evaluated with cardiac studies, starting with an keg and possibly a prolonged ekg called a holter monitor.
Causes of irregular heart beat can be as simple as a vitamin or mineral deficiency , thyroid problems, or can be signs of cardiac problems. Consulting your physician is best not only for determining the cause, but also for treating it appropriately.
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