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... They are not unusual, and they are not harmful unless, in a person WITHOUT anxiety, they are causing symptoms like chest pain, lightheadedness, fainting, shortness of breath etc. etc. etc. ... (3 replies)
... I was wondering if anyone has had any experiences with ectopic heartbeats. ... (3 replies)
... That shock sensation you describe sounds like an electrical issue of the heart. I get that sensation at my fingertips, and I have heart arrythmia. Yes, anxiety can definitely cause changes in heart rate. Sounds like you are getting what are called ectopic beats. ... (3 replies)

... Skipped beats are common, Whether it's one a day or thousands. Harmless, only ever dangerous with people who have some type of heart problem. ... (3 replies)
... doctor today because I was still freaking out a bit. I am still getting them at random times lasting anywhere from seconds, to over a few minutes, to hours, the beats are not always abnormal but happens throughout those times periods at different times. ... (8 replies)
... These skipped beats are extremely common and they aren't dangerous. Everyone gets them now and then. They are called PVCs, ectopic beats, or palpitations. Do a search on this board and you'll find that MANY people here report them. ... (3 replies)
... But, being that I am just someone with heart disease, somewhere out in cyberspace, my opinion and a quarter won't even buy you a cup of coffee. ... (20 replies)
... When the heart is under stress, or irritation, or damage, it causes increases in hormones, such as adrenalin, which can increase already higher feelings of stress and anxiety. ... (20 replies)
... I also have an EKG every 2 years at my doctors office. The cardiologist did the halter monitor and had me take 25 mg of Toprol XL to slow my heart down and calm me down so I would stop feeling them quite as much. ... (3 replies)
... Did your Holter Monitor results show any ectopic beats? ... (6 replies)
... I have PVC's and ectopic beats. ... (1 replies)
... PVCs, PACs are premature misfiring of the heart, or ectopic beats. Beats of this nature can occur anywhere in the heart. The others are tachycardias, which are where the heart kicks into overdrive and beats fast. It can either be a hard beat or a weak beat. ... (23 replies)
... of the most common arrythmias. The ventricles normally contract out of synchronization with the electrical stimulation of the SA node through the AV node. PVC's are the result of ectopic foci electrically stimulating the entire ventricular wall to contract. The PVC appears as a wide, aberrant QRS complex. ... (18 replies)

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