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pvcs and pacs

I just would like some general info on PVCs and
PACs--what are they, where do they come from/what causes them, etc.  A reference to informational materials would be fine.  I have pvcs, and would like to understand more about what exactly they are--valves not closing properly?  fluttering?  firing prematurely?  What?  Thanks for your help.
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They are "extra" heartbeats. PVCs are premature ventricular contractions - the pumping chambers of the heart fire prematurely. Unless associated with underlying heart disease, they are not associated with any real medical risk, though they can be a nuisance. You can check the archives of this forum which contain a lot of info about PVCs.
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I got pvs my skips when i eat some it makes you not to eat anything i can walk up down the and get wood as soon asd i eat it starts and taste bitter stuf coming up I have had this for a long time it is geting worse . thank you  please tell me what this might be I have been checked before and they came back with  nothing .  ***@****
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