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What Does An Irregular Heart Beat Mean?

By EmpowHER August 9, 2011 - 9:28am

Why Arrhythmias Matter. American Heart Association. Accessed at http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Arrhythmia/WhyArrhythmiaMatters/Why-Arrhythmia-Matters_UCM_002023_Article.jsp

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Hello everytime i take my blood pressure it says irregular heart beat what should i do with this should i tell my heart doctor right away ?

February 4, 2013 - 5:35am

Very interesting article.I have bradycardia very slow heart beat.I went to see a specialist heart surgeon,I went through many tests. I had to wear a heart moniter for 24 hours because I was very lightheaded almost to the point of passing out.The heart surgeon explained to me that I will later in life be a good candidate for a
pacemaker.I found out that my father needed a pacemaker and a few of my uncles died of heart failure at a very young age 18.My mom told me that he was an athelete in school and died swimming.

September 6, 2011 - 1:14pm
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Anonymous (reply to willalee)

wow should i tell my doctor whats going on with me. My uncle has a pacemaker and a lot of my family has died from heart attack or stroke so i was just in the hospital for a few days cause of chest pain i have what you call SVT .

February 4, 2013 - 5:38am
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