Heart Rhythm Community
PVC's All Day
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to heart rhythm issues, arrhythmia, irregular heartbeat, implanted defibrillators, pacemakers, and tachycardia.

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

PVC's All Day

In the last couple of weeks I have been having a terrible amount of PVC's.  I have had them for about 10 years now, but the last couple of weeks have been crazy.  Has anyone been prescribed *Taurine before?  Did some reading tonight about it and was curious if anyone has taken it.  Results, problems, or other with it.  Let me know.  Thank you.
Tags: day, long, taurine, help, PVC, Heart
Related Discussions
4 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
250051_tn?1328134730
Is that the correct name? when I researched that name it is an ingredient in energy drinks? Just asking cause I have been on almost all of the anti-arrythmics except for the new version of amiodarone (simply because I don't see paying more money for a drug that doesn't really work that well) Right now I take amiodarone but for the last few weeks I have been having more PVC's at night and more A-Fib? go figure maybe it's the aliens(just kidding) :)
Blank
1996045_tn?1327325767
Thanks for replying!  I thought that was the correct spelling.  So none of the anti arrythmics have been working for you?  I used to have SVT real bad, but something calmed it down.  So many meds, not sure which one did it.  Going to ask my Dr. about Taurine.  Wish you the best of luck with your issues.  Take care.
Blank
995271_tn?1408549100
Taurine is an amino acid.  I've heard of amino acids getting results for certain types of PVCs, but this was all anecdotal.  It plays a role in skeletal and cardiac muscle ( I think it's related to calcium uptake, I'm not sure), so it helping is plausible.  

I don't think a prescription is needed for it.  It occurs naturally in meats and other foods.  Research it, Wikipedia has a good article on it.

If you are a vegetarian or vegan, you may not be getting enough in your diet.

It doesn't sound like it would hurt to try it.  If you eat meat or fish you're already "supplementing" it, so-to-speak.
Blank
1996045_tn?1327325767
Thanks itdood!  I did do some reading on it, but hearing that certain levels of it could be dangerous, i opted not to run out and buy some.  I guess I will ask my cardiologist about it.  But like you said, you get it in meats and fish.  Thanks for your response.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
1807132_tn?1318747197
Blank
michellepetkus
Chicago, IL
1423357_tn?1373023915
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
86819_tn?1378951092
Blank
Bromley
1124887_tn?1313758491
Blank
is_something_wrong
Oslo, Norway
257552_tn?1404606154
Blank
Artaud
Pittsburgh, PA
MedHelp Health Answers
Recent Activity
1755089_tn?1376057155
Blank
drewlevas uploaded new photos
2 hrs ago
17568_tn?1393094935
Blank
Cindy commented on Magnum's status
3 hrs ago
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
penn1023 commented on I'm Back!
5 hrs ago
Heart Rhythm Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
1807132_tn?1318747197
Blank
michellepetkus
Chicago, IL
1423357_tn?1373023915
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
86819_tn?1378951092
Blank
Bromley
1124887_tn?1313758491
Blank
is_something_wrong
Oslo, Norway
257552_tn?1404606154
Blank
Artaud
Pittsburgh, PA