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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 slated for an ablation to treat SVT. 1) I neglected to ask my doc whether there is typically any pain involved during the recovery. As I am sensitive and/or allergic to the more commonly prescribed pain meds, I wanted to inquire. ...
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My 85yr old father has been on Tykosin for 6 years now. He had one isolated event of A-fib for which he was hospitalized to correct the situation, and put on coumadin and Tykosin. He has never had any other symptoms of A-fib, has never b...
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In your opinion, can having frequent PVC's (in constant bigeminy) cause a right ventricular aneurysm? If so, would taking a beta blocker to suppress these PVC's or having these PVC's ablated eliminate the aneurysm? Or will a person who...
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Hi I had a previous case of tackycardia and received ablation treatment around ten years ago. I am now feeling some very strange symptoms, strange in the way that I feel like my heart is fluttering and irregular but all tests reveal ...
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Hi, The past year I have found that I have a hard time breathing, tired all the time, and my heart seems to beat fast once in awhile. A Doctor has performed all the tests on me EKG, Stress test, heart Ultrasound, and heart monitor. ...
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Hi there, 37 yr old female, and had palpitaitons on and off since graves disease 8 years ago. Had RAI for thyroid, and been underactive since. Lately had more palpitaitons than normal, had ECG done. Showed short pr interval. No oth...
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28 year old male..Yesterday i had a tachy episode and ended up in the emergency room with chest pain, and some shortness of breath.. My EKGS have always seemed fairly typical but this last one, while in tachy episode showed "borderline r...
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I have congenital Long QT Syndrome which I have been on beta blockers for years. In May of 2005 I fainted while driving my car in rush hour and spent a week in the hospital. My cardiologist concluded after many, many tests that I had a...
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My Dad has various heart issues. He has had bypass surgery about 15 years ago. Since then he has been diagnosed with congestive heart failure. Today, he was scheduled for surgery to remove some colon polyps. Just as they put him under th...
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My husband is 30 years old, 6'1" 180 lbs and has always had a hard time running. He has tightness in the chest and shortness of breath while running. He will run about three times a week for a twenty minute run and has done this for abo...
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i had a pacemaker put in april 2007, i was feeling better but the last 3 or 4 months i have been getting dizzy again, light headed, low blood pressure, headaches, have pain in the chest area and feel pressure in chest, shortness of breat...
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I've been taking 25 mg of metoprolo a day (1/2 pill twice daily) just for some minor issues with PVCs. After several months I got hives and some food sensitivity that is evidently a side effect, so I decided to stop. My cardiologist ...
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Sir, Male, 30, healthy lifestyle, chol. 4 mmol/l, BP 105/60, suffering from occational palpitations and anxiety. Done the following tests: EKG stress test two times, echo two times, heart CT, a number of resting EKGs (one of them a...
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Hello Doctor, Thank you for taking the time to answer my questions. To start my story off, I am a 34 year old female, slightly over weight but all in all good health. 8 months ago I had a full cardio work up due to palpitations... EKG...
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Dear Doctors, 28 year old male with no H.D. history, no family history (besides high chol.), good bp and good cholesterol, I don't smoke, good health, not obese 27 Dec 11 - wake up with severe nauseua and vomitting... severe dehydr...
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Hello, I’m a 41 year old female. Around 2 and a half years ago, I started having SVT, PVC’s, PAC’s, and an increase in sinus tach – which started when I was in college. I’ve had lots of testing and have been told that I have a structural...
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I have SVT right atrium extremely close to SA node. Three ablation attempts. Some scar tissue makes it difficult and the location is close to ablate. LAst ablation 6 years ago. I had a fairly good summer. Only a few episodes of SVT I bre...
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I have high blood pressure and have experienced palpitations. I had an echo two years ago, which showed borderline global hypokinesis, an EF of 53%, and trace mitral and tricuspid regurgitation. So my cardiologist put me on bp medicine...
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I am a 29 year old male. In May (when I was 28) I experienced an episode of atrial fibrillation (later diagnosed as lone afib). Before medication my afib stopped naturally. Since the episode I have had an ECGs which was normal. ...
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Ok after the birth of my son 2 months ago, I devloped high blood pressure my readings will range 150/95. They put me on blood pressure medicine. Symptoms due to the high blood pressure is fatigue feeling I will faint headache nausea. I c...
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