Abnormal Heart Rhythm-part-2

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Abnormal Heart Rhythm: Symptoms & Treatment Options – Part 2:

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Abnormal Heart Rhythm:

Abnormal Heart Rhythm Abnormal Heart Rhythm also called Arrhythmia is a condition where a human heart falls out its natural rhythm. This happens when electrical impulses that trigger the heartbeat falls out of order causing the heart to beat too fast or too slow in an uncoordinated manner interfering with the heart’s ability to pump blood efficiently . While the causes and various types of abnormal heart rhythm are already discussed in our Part-1 here, this article focuses on the  signs & symptoms  and,  treatments for abnormal heart rhythm   condition , and tips to reduce the incidence of abnormal heart rhythms. So, here we go

Signs and Symptoms of Abnormal Heart Rhythm::

Signs and Symptoms of Abnormal Heart Rhythm : Arrhythmia or Abnormal Herat Rhythm can be a silent condition without causing any symptoms in the first place. In a few cases, they are identified by the Doctors during a routine pulse check followed by diagnostic tests. The incidence of the symptoms can change from patient to patient, symptoms may not show up in some cases and in cases where they do, the patient may not be able to notice the change. And the most common  symptoms of abnormal heart rhythm  include a racing heartbeat, shortness of breath, fainting or feeling dizzy, irregular pulse, palpitations of heart, reduced capacity for exercise.

Treatment for Abnormal Heart Rhythm::

Treatment for Abnormal Heart Rhythm : For patients with harmless Arrhythmia, simple lifestyle changes like avoiding smoking, alcohol, caffeine, and change in medications as prescribed by the  heart specialist  can help improve the condition . As for the patients with severe cases, the treatment options for Arrhythmia  that are usually recommended by the heart specialists include Vagal maneuvers, Electrical cardioversion, and Catheter ablation, Implantation of artificial pacemakers, and even heart surgery to correct any abnormality that is causing the  abnormal heart rhyth m. That said,  Arrhythmia  is a simple condition that can have severe consequences on a patient’s overall health if not treated by heart specialist or heart surgeon as soon as possible. Patients with underlying heart conditions are even at higher risk if they happen to have Arrhythmia. Since it can be a silent condition, patients must have their check-ups routinely done and must consult a heart specialist as soon as they sense a change in their daily life.


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