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pauses  between heatbeats with a mechanical valver
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How long is the pause?  It may be a skipped beat, or the time between a given pulse and the last is twice as long. A "silent" heart for  2.5 seconds would be no more than a skipped beat, I believe.  I don't see any relationship between a mechanical valve and skipped beats.

Given you have heart problem(s) I'd recommend talking your symptom over with your doctor - cardiologist.
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