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Description of Arrhythmias

DescriptionAccording to dictionary definition  An arrhythmia is a condition in which the heartbeat is irregular.  Arrhythmia can occur along with a regular or an irregular heart rate.  
Causes and Risk FactorsAccording to dictionary definition  Many factors can affect your heart’s rhythm, such as:1. Associated heart  disease or Coronary artery disease2. Electrolyte level imbalance in blood
3. Smoking4. Congenital heart defects5. Stress6. Certain substances or medicines  Signs and Symptoms  According to dictionary definition  Symptoms of arrhythmia include:1. Palpitations or  Skipping beats
2. Lightheadedness or dizziness3. Chest pain4. Shortness of breath5. Sweating  InvestigationsAccording to dictionary definition  Your doctor may recommend tests to find out if you have an arrhythmia.  Tests recommended are:
1. ECG or Electrocardiogram2. Holter monitor3. Stress test4. Echocardiogram5. Cardiac catheterization6. Tilt Table test
7. Electrophysiology study (EPS)  TreatmentAccording to dictionary definition  Treatment to restore a normal heart rhythm may include:1. Medicines2. Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) or pacemaker3. Surgery  


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