Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar_universal
funny heart rhythm
was just sitting watching tv and then all of the sudden my heart started doing some funny kind of rhythm, it was like a lot of pvc's and then beat really fast for about 30 seconds and then slowed down and beat reeally hard for about a minute and though i have had rhythm problems for at least 29 years of one type or another this one is a new one and what's really puzzling up until that point i hadn't had any significant trouble for about 6 months. The last cardio i saw about 1 1/2 ago said everything was good. All the holters i have worn have also said benign so i don't know whether to see my doc or just accept the darn things are back and they have changed things up on me. I do know i have gotten lax about watching what triggers them  and maybe thats it. Any feedback would be appreciated.
Cancel
4 Answers
Page 1 of 1
1701959_tn?1399378594
Hi Judy! I am with you on this, these funky beats can come out of no where and can really tare you down and make you a nervous wreck. If I were you, I would call your cardio or Primary Care doc and let them know what you felt and see what they would like to do. They may tell you it is no big deal or they may have you come in just to discuss it with you. :) Reassurance is a wonderful thing!
Comment
Cancel
1701959_tn?1399378594
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar_universal
Thanks, after reading your answer i called and made an appointment with my primary care doc. you are right reassurance is a wonderful thing so am seeing her at 330pm today
Comment
Cancel
Avatar_universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
1423357_tn?1414258965
Holters often show nothing unless you experience these daily.  I wore them before and when I returned to the cardiologist to have it removed, I'd say to him, "You find anything.  Nothing happened...."  He finally prescribed a 30 day monitor which caught two good episodes, and I was on my way to a treatment and in my case, a cure.  30 day monitor are easy to use and wear.  You only have to replace the electrode pads daily or after showering.  It's only a two leaded recording so they're easy to replace.  The little box alerts you when there's data to report and you do so by holding it up to the phone.
Comment
Cancel
1423357_tn?1414258965
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar_universal
My primary care doc mentioned an event monitor and if this happens again i'll be wearing one. She is a good doc and really listens to me and also has no problem referring to a specialist. So if i get caught in the middle of another one of these episodes its the 30 day event monitor for me.
Comment
Cancel
Avatar_universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar_universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
funny heart rhythm
Submit Answer
A
A
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
Recent Activity
637910_tn?1454710180
Blank
Skippi is happy Comment
Feb 05
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Billie4563 commented on week 2
Feb 04
16744917_tn?1451270439
Blank
gjjl commented on 2016. A bumpy start....
Feb 04
Heart Rhythm Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1443740527
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Arrhythmias Answerers