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Can chiari cause arrithymia?
Just wondering can chiari mess with your Brain stem and cause an irregular heart beat or palpitations?
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620923 tn?1452919248

  Yes, and it can cause related conditions like POTS, that can have an effect on the heart too...as well as Ehlers-Danlos it is also a related condition and some types of EDS r heart related....so this is y I always say get these all ruled out b4 surgery so u know as it can affect how u feel and heal post op...can even affect how u r during surgery too....
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Ahh... It just scince chiari I've had a really fast hr (130bpm) and used to be around 70bpm and I awalys feel like I'm skipping a beat, but they did a ECG and everything was fine Rythem wise, but it was only for like 3 minuets so it wouldn't exactly tell them much. And in my surgery apparently my b
P was like all over the place but yeah...
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620923 tn?1452919248

  The other thing it could be is if u have acid reflux it can affect the vagus nerve which can also affect ur heart like that.....

But do get tested for POTS....they do a tilt table test.
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