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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 female, 50 and have just been diagnosed as homozygous for the C282 mutation in the HFE gene. Ferritin level is 471. Tests showed no signs of liver or other organ problems - liver enzymes are well within normal limits.I started devel...
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Hi, I just wondered about the likelihood of my mother developing vtac episodes in 4 months. Last check at cardiologist, she was fine. Some atrial fib, but the same amount for years. Followed very closely by cardiologist for at least...
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Hi everyone, I'm male, 23 and reasonably healthy, for about 5 years now i've been suffering with heart palpations. To be more specific my heart will occasionally skip a beat or do some kind of double beat, for years it really bothered me...
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So I am a 23 year old med student. For the past 4 months ive been experiencing random episodes of sinus tach as well as several panic attacks. The latter seems to be preceded by cognitions (fear), sensations, and what you might call "cue...
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Hi there - I am a 32 year old woman - good bp and normal cholesterol. I have suffered from palpatations for a long time ( early 20's) I had a holter and echo done years ago and it came back as PVC's. Recently my dr rechecked everythin...
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I am a Caucasian male, 70 years old. In 2003, a cardiological report stated the following: 1) Isolated ventricular premature beats and atrial ectopic activity, occurring in the absence of significant underlying structural heart dis...
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I am a 19 yo. male who has suffered from pvc/pacs for two years. The year before the pvcs started I had panic attacks, but have not had one for the two years that the pvc/pacs have been going on. I have moderately high blood pressure...
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I am a 32 year old male with high blood pressure. I take 12.5 mg of Carvedilol twice a day and 12.5 mg of HCTZ once a day. It is usually 116/75 now. I have battled with anxiety and heart palpitations over the last two years. Two ...
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Is a pacemaker appropriate? by joeyboy42, My wife had a mitral vakve repair 3 years ago as well as a maze to correct AF; heartbeat was in teh upper 90's so she then had a cardioversion to regularise heartbeat and this worked fine, bring...
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Hello and thank you in advance for your advice. Here is my history. For the first 16 years of my life I played baseball and football, I was very athletic. I am 5'7 I weigh 140LBS. my resting pulse is around 65 and I used to be very athle...
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I would like to first stop off by saying that i am uninsured. I am 21 year old male and all of this started about 2 months about ago I would also like to add that i am a recovering Alcoholic. As of recently i have started having he...
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First let me say I have a history of heart palps and SVT. Have had three ablations minimal success. Not overweight at all had sleep study diag at 25 events per hr. On cpap. It is REsmed elite II set it at level 7, higher levels feel unc...
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I am a 40yr old female, history of anxiety and panic, with racing heart. I had 2 holters done 5 and 8 years ago. They caught 1400 pacs and pvcs with otherwise normal heart on the first one, and the second one showed 52 atrial couplets ...
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Hello, thanks for taking my question. I am really concerned about the following: i am a fit, healthy 28 year old female, no history of heart problems other than severe anxiety/ moderate panic which cause me some palpitations, white coat ...
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My friend complained of feeling anxious, dizzy, light-headed and slightly nauseated, and tightness in her neck, shoulders and chest area. As she was laying down, I observed her chest moving side to side. She is a very thin person, and ...
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I am a 51 year old man. My BP is under control, and so is my cholesterol, through drugs. Last month I had my second ever episode of atrial fibrillation, the first one was in 2003. On both occasion I had to go to an emergency room, ...
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I have always had a normal ECG test result and I am not hypertensive nor diabetic. However for two weeks I have had a stomach discomfort, followed by a bout of vomitting and dizziness. My blood pressure spiked and went back down. Now ...
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I had an episode of SVT's 2-1/2 years ago. I subsequently posted a question to Dr. MacWilliams concerning ablation. I opted not to have one at the time. I have since had very mild tachycardia events that usually subside quickly, but i...
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Hi There, (im 31 yrs, 5'8 and 62kg and do regular exercise) Ive had heat palpitations for at least 10 years. However in the last year or so they have got much much worse, they used to be an occasional blip, but now i have them daily an...
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Good Morning, I am a 21 years old male. I started feeling this sensations on my chest about a month ago. At first I did not know what they were. I was very scared of having a heart attack or something, so i decided to go to my family ...
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