A condition in which the heart beats with an irregular or abnormal rhythm..
Could be PVCs (Premature Ventricular Contractions), slow heart rate (100 bpm = tachycardia), atria…l fibrillation, and more ( Full Answer )
A cardiac arrhythmia is a lack of heartbeat. Some, even in the medical field, also incorrectly use arrhythmia interchangeably with dysrhythmia; an irregularity in heart rhythm… or conduction. ( Full Answer )
Feline arrhythmia is an irregulat heartbeat in a cat. There may be many causes, such as migrating cardiac 'nodes', which stimulate heart contraction, potassium deficiency, or …any of a multitude of other neural or muscular cardiac diseases. ( Full Answer )
\nTo diagnose a heart arrhythmia, the patient may be asked about or tested for conditions that may trigger heart arrhythmia, such as heart disease or a problem with the thyroi…d gland. The patient may have two kinds of heart monitoring tests: active and passive. ( Full Answer )
Arrythmias are diagnosed by means of an electrocardiogram (ECG/EKG). An ECG is a device that measures the electricity the heart produces. The current produces characteristic p…atterns written on a graph. The pattern is then read by an experienced technician or health professional to be diagnosed. ( Full Answer )
An arrhythmia can be silent and not cause any symptoms. A doctor can detect an irregular heartbeat during a physical exam by taking your pulse or through an electrocardiogram …(ECG).When symptoms of an arrhythmia occur, they may include:Palpitations (a feeling of skipped heart beats, fluttering or "flip-flops," or feeling that your heart is "running away").Pounding in your chest.Dizziness or feeling light-headed.Fainting.Shortness of breath.Chest discomfort.Weakness or fatigue (feeling very tired). ( Full Answer )