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Questions in the Heart Rhythm forum cover topics that include heart rhythm issues, arrhythmia, irregular heartbeat, implanted defibrillators, pacemakers, and tachycardia.

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I am a 31 y/o male, overweight. I have had some heart palpitations on and off for about a year. The last couple of weeks they have been more often. Went to my Dr. and he ordered a 48 hour holter monitor. Got the results back yesterda...
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Doc. answered my question about my mvp and said more often the pvc's are from a leaky valve. My question is - that i read that a murmur means a leaky valve, but when the doc recently listened to my heart with a stestiscope she said she...
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Hello. I'm 29 years old and I'm fairly active. I'm in good shape and eat as healty as I can. I dont drink coffee, I dont smoke and I rarely drink any alchool. Sometimes when I rest, like sitting at my desk working or in my couch watchi...
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Hello and thanks for reading my question. I recently had a 24 hour Holter Monitor for palpitations. I'm a 41 year old female, 5'2 and 124 pounds. My results were considered fine by my local PA, but received a call this morning that he'd...
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I have recently experienced a dramatic increase in palpitations. 25 yr old, female, normal echocardiogram & ekg. I have some concerns over my holter report. My doctor that I work for had me to wear it and I feel like he minimized the res...
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This question is assuming a subject with non-impaired, fully-funcional parathyroid glands Regarding low calcium intake, it is my understanding that with low blood calcium, the parathyroid glands will release PTH which will extract ca...
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Hello, I have a couple of issues that have been concerning me: 1. I have a new left anterior hemiblock - the cardiologist says it is benign. Is that definitely the case that this can develop benignly? If so, why? I am 32, female, no c...
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For several months now, I've been having episodes of tachycardia. It doesn't seem to be preceded by anything; stress, physical activity, etc. Usually I'm just sitting on the couch. Suddenly, I can feel my heartbeat, and it's fast and kin...
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Today i called the heart nurse who took the echocardiogram. She said the test came out "fine" and in the valves there was just "trivial"/mild leakage and nothing to worry about. Said my heart was good. But i am still getting lots of pvc...
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I am a 29-year-old male who has recently started exercising. I have generalized anxiety disorder and I am in nursing school, I do not take any medication for my anxiety as I am pretty good at managing it with mental exercises, etc. I re...
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age 65. mvp. Last major problem 17 yrs ago when hormones dropped, on beta blockers for one yr. then weaned off and fine for 17 yrs....now 3 wks ago bl pr high at ER 200/100 heart flipping like crazy. Got metoprolol for bl. pressure, bu...
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Hello, I'm a 29 year old male. I've had a rough couple of years in terms of chest pains/sensations. Some which feel harmless, others which feel like they're going to kill me. Luckily, most of my pains are sudden and disappear as qu...
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About 7 weeks ago, I has about a 3 day episode of continuous skipped beats (checked by pulse). Sometimes up to 10 per minute at times. They eventually "resolved". In the past week, I have experienced the same type of 2-3 day episod...
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Hi Doctor, I’m a 51-year-old non-drinking, non-smoking male who walks 2+ miles a day and is only mildly overweight. I’ve been on lithium for 15 years, and I also take Wellbutrin, Celexa, Klonopin, and Risperdal (the last three in ver...
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I have been taking Metoprolol for two weeks. I am having alot of side effects and want to stop taking it. Do I have to wean myself off of it if I have only been taking it for two weeks? If so how do I wean off of it?
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33 year old male here with some recurring OCD-ish anxiety about something really stupid I did ~2 years ago. Unfortunately, I received a sample packet of an unknown substance with some legal herbal smokes, which turned out to be a po...
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Hi. I am a thirty eight year old male, overweight (6ft /116kg) & suffer from hypertension. I have recently been recording my blood pressure at home and it is usually fine, however whenever I go to the doctors it's always elevated. the...
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I am a 38 year old female who has a h/o of atrial arrhythmia. I have recently been diagnosed after wearing a 21 day event monitor that I have POTS syndrome that my cardiologist seems to have been exacerbated two years ago after a surgery...
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I am a 30 y/o female with a history of sinus tachycardia with vasovagal syncope. I have been on diuretics, Diamoxx and potassium in the past due to pseudotumor cerebri, but was able to come off meds in the last year due to the insertion ...
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21 years old with irregular heart beat and sensations in neck and throat. Stressed out to the point where I cant think of anything else. Started 2 weeks ago and occur mostly when I lay on my left side. Went to doctor had EKG blood test a...
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