Not confirmed but last night my irregullar pulse ws so bad i couldn't catch my breath.
Its so frightening, ive suffered debilitating depression and fearful anxiety attacks as long as i remember and as soon as i seem to get that under control this strikes.
I can't cope with much more.
Waiting on 48hr tape and cardio app but awful now and don't want go a and e as been with anxiety attacks before and i feel i get treated like a hypochondriac.
This def isn't anxiety related, ive had anxiety my whole life and never had this.
It can be slowish with fast beats in between, very pronounced, can be v slow and weak, and when its coming out of the irregular stage it races with slight irregularities before it returns to normal.
Though my new antid's might have caused it but been off them ten days now after weaning and its getting worse instead of better.
On low dose bisoprolol as pulse gets low 48 and 15mg diazepam.
I have had runs of PACs and PVCs that feel as you described. I have also had Afib and quite honestly I could not tell the difference between the runs of PACs and Afib. The only way you will know if it's afib is to go to the ER when it's happening or have your doctor catch it on a holter monitor. And most of the problems I have are anxiety related. I could not believe that anxiety was doing all those things to my heart but it was.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.