I am a healthy 48 year old women. I have had a heart murmur all of my life, not mitrovalve prolapse. It had been 15 years since I had seen a cardiologist and last year I was encourgaged to go in for a follow up visit since my OB heard the murmur and possibly an irregular heart beat. The cardiologist took tests and I had a Holter Monitor. This year I decided to try to change my insurance rate. They put me in a higher risk rate because they said the doctor indicated that I had Cardiac dysrhythmia. The doctor had told me everything was normal. I got a copy of my chart to see my results. The results said my heart rate average was 70 with a minimum of 48 and peak at 133, occasional PVC's, total of 2,547, most were isolated. Rare PAC's, total of 26. The term Cardiac dysrhythmia was not mentioned. I have not spoken to my doctor yet, but does anyone know if this report sounds normal? I'm just wondering if I should pursue trying to get a better insurance rate of just accept what the insurance company says.
Looking at the results you posted, seem normal to me. The Dr diagnosed a Cardiac Dysrhythmia based on the premature beats that were picked up by the holter.
What type of murmur do you have? I think you should 1st speak to you Dr to clarify this diagnosis. If the diagnosis is only based on the ectopics seen on the holter, than I would definitely pursue getting a better insurance rate.
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