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Arrythmia - Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

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Summary about Arrhythmia

An arrhythmia is a medical condition associated with the rate or rhythm of the heartbeat. It depicts the irregular pattern of the heartbeat, that means it beats too slowly, too fast or in abnormal pattern.
When the heart beats faster than normal, it is called tachycardia. When the heart beats too slowly, it is called bradycardia.

Symptoms of Arrhythmia

People having arrhythmia suffer from mild to moderate level of following symptoms;

  • Fatigue 
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness 
  • Fainting or near-fainting conditions
  • Rapid heartbeat seems like pounding in the chest.
  • Shortness of breath
  • Anxiety.
  • Chest pain 
  • Pressure on chest
  • In extreme cases, cardiac arrest 
  • Collapse

Causes of Arrhythmia

Arrhythmia is caused by following factors;

  • Previous heart attack
  • Blocked blood vessels in heart
  • Use of medicines like caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, cocaine, inhaled aerosols, diet pills, and cough and cold remedies
  • Emotional stress
  • Shock
  • Anxiety

Preventive Measures of Arrhythmia

To prevent arrhythmia, you should change your lifestyle and do the following things;

  • Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption
  • Eat healthy diet
  • Do regular exercise
  • Manage stress 
  • Control blood pressure
  • Ask your health specialist to change your medicines that are causing arrhythmia

Treatment

Apart from lifestyle changes, the arrhythmia can be treated by;

  • Medications
  • vagal maneuvers
  • cardioversion
  • catheter procedures 
  • heart surgery.