Heart Rhythm Community
Are missed heart beats normal?
About This Community:

Join others experiencing Heart Rhythm issues. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences: symptoms, management, and treatment.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Are missed heart beats normal?

I recently have been experiencing palpatations, as a result I wore a monitor for 24 hrs. In that 24 hrs I had 900 missed beats. I was just wondering if this is common or not?
Related Discussions
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
612551 tn?1450025775
You should ask your doctor about the missed beats... I hope he/she said something, most likely "nothing wrong".  

Given most people have about 100,000 heart beats a day, 900 isn't very many missed, less than 1%.  If the missed beats are grouped, that is close together, not distributed over the whole 24 hour period, that would be another factor, I think.
Blank
995271 tn?1463927859
"missed beats" can mean a few different things.  Were they ectopic beats, escape beats, pauses?
Blank
Avatar f tn
I don't know what kind of missed beat they were, but I was just checking because my doc. acted like it was nothing and I was just covering my bases. Thank you for your responses.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
Recent Activity
Heart Rhythm Community Resources