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How do you define abnormal heart rhythms?
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Dr. Peter Banitt
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
7 doctors agree
In brief: Many different types
A normal heart beat is regular like a clock ticking.
There are many different types of abnormal heart rhythms. The heart rhythm could be either too fast, too slow or have some type of irregularity or skipping. Some of these abnormal rhythms are not serious. Some irregular rhythms are potentially dangerous. The best way to check is call you doctor and have an ekg or heart monitor performed.

In brief: Many different types
A normal heart beat is regular like a clock ticking.
There are many different types of abnormal heart rhythms. The heart rhythm could be either too fast, too slow or have some type of irregularity or skipping. Some of these abnormal rhythms are not serious. Some irregular rhythms are potentially dangerous. The best way to check is call you doctor and have an ekg or heart monitor performed.
Dr. Peter Banitt
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Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery
7 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
An abnormal heart rhythm is one that beats too slow, too fast or irregular. I would suggest seeing your primary care physician or a cardiologist for evaluation.

In brief: Depends
An abnormal heart rhythm is one that beats too slow, too fast or irregular. I would suggest seeing your primary care physician or a cardiologist for evaluation.
Dr. Ty Endean
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Dr. Daniel Zanger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Arrhytmia
Any abnormal heart rhythm is more acuretly called a dysrhthmia which ranges from benign extra beats to more lethal heart rhythms that require medications or defibrillators to treat.

In brief: Arrhytmia
Any abnormal heart rhythm is more acuretly called a dysrhthmia which ranges from benign extra beats to more lethal heart rhythms that require medications or defibrillators to treat.
Dr. Daniel Zanger
Dr. Daniel Zanger
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Dr. Mary Efremov
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Ekg
Simple office test that can determine the rhythm of the heart.
....Many different types of rhythm, not all are serious but exact definition is very important.

In brief: Ekg
Simple office test that can determine the rhythm of the heart.
....Many different types of rhythm, not all are serious but exact definition is very important.
Dr. Mary Efremov
Dr. Mary Efremov
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