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Heart Rhythm Archive Forum

WELCOME TO THE INTERNATIONAL HEART RHYTHM FORUM: This forum is for questions about Arrhythmias, Causes, Complications, Diagnosis, Drugs-Medications, Electrophysiology-EPS, Flutter-Fibrillation, Investigational Treatments, Living with Issues, Maze Procedure, Premature Ventricular Contractions (PVC), Premature Atrial Contractions (PAC), Prognosis, Research, Tachycardia, Treatment-Therapy.

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So i've had PVCs and palpitations every once in awhile for about 4 years now, and i've had it checked out, 30 day monitor everything is fine, but i'm 20 years old and a college student, and when i drink my heart rate automatically goes u...
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Hello Doctor, thanks in advance for helping out. I was recently diagnosed with NSVT and after thorough testing, it was labeled benign. I had the following tests: Bloodwork, (Thyroid, Electrolytes, etc.), Chest X-Ray, ECG, Echocar...
flutternutter | Posted
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Can cortisone increase number of PVCs? I've suffered from PVCs for some time and take Tropol 100mg daily. PVC's were under control, not completely gone but very subdued. A week ago I started having more PVC's, many more the usual; t...
andres46 | Last answer
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Hello, 35 yr old mother of 1 toddler. Happily married. Always had a murmur, palpitations since teens. Past 7 years, have had episodes of racing heart or "more complicated" palpitations. Seems worse around menses. I've had a mix of Sx's...
HopefulBecky | Last answer
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I am a 30 year old male and was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. I also had several episodes of panic attacks. After 4 months of treatment with carbimazole & propranolol, I am now clinically euthyroid and there's no more panic attacks & t...
mindforge | Last answer
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I am new to this forum so I apologize ahead of time if I ramble. I will try to be succint. I am a 38 year old female who has type 1 diabetes and hypothyroid as well as GERD and new onset anxiety. I have been suffering from palp's eve...
la1972 | Last answer
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I am a 27 year old female who is not overweight with normal BP and Cholesterol levels. This past week I have been having a rapid heartbeat off and on. After less than a minute it goes away but I have to lay down and take deep breaths (th...
lathaler | Last answer
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Hi. I'm a 36 old male, normal weight (some fat in the belly), BP 110/70 (some readings of 130/80 and even 140/80 in stressful periods) and chol.levels of 170 (total) and 40 (HDL). In the last 4 or 5 years I’ve been feeling what I think...
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Hi, I've been sick for 3 weeks with high heart rate (usuallly when standing), lightheadedness, loss of appetite, tingling in ankles, twitching in hands. Had an Echo and holter monitor, both of which cardiologist said were normal....
Detours211 | Posted
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I'm hoping to get an opinion here as I've been very scared, very debilitated (not working) for the last 21 days. 29, caucasian, 5'8" 165 lbs. Last 10 years (since age 19): Borderline/Mild Hypertension w/o treatment. Avg BP duri...
Detours211 | Posted
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I am 16 years old and have been prescribed 1mg lorazepam for occasional anxiety. I don't take them often and each time has been spread out, generally they seem to work enough for me to calm down. However, after failed attempts of my puls...
susan16929 | Last answer
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Hi i am 27 years old and since 2008 i have been having non-stop heart palps. I was 2 months pregnant when it happened. Doctors did tests with the machines to monitor it but it was normal and even blood tests. All they can say is that it ...
victimofreality2 | Last answer
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I have what I would call "bradycardia-dependent" premature ventricular contractions. Since I've started having PVCs almost a year ago now, they only affect me at a resting heart rate. I NEVER get them when exercising, and even just getti...
heyerok | Last answer
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I am a 39 year old female; I weigh 108 pounds and have normal to slightly low BP. I've had lots of testing (echo, stress echo, cardiac event monitor, etc.) all were negative for heart disease or structural abnormality. I had an ablation ...
ocdish | Last answer
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For the past week, I've been experiencing episodes where my heart seems to skip a beat every few minutes. I've had palpitations like this occur rarely, but now for hours at a time, it happens almost every two minutes or so. Other than ...
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