Search results for Arrhythmia

Question about arrhythmia drugs

  • By Hollyheart · Posted October 29, 2011
  • Journal entry · 10 replies
  • I have an appointment with my cardiologist on Monday Oct 31st. This is a new cardio for me, a rhythm specialist as opposed to my usual heart disease or echo specialist. I have arrhythmias so often now ...


  • By redhead4u777 · Posted October 8, 2009
  • Journal entry · 12 replies
  • In my mind I was planning out my day, mindlessly performing my pre-work morning rituals. Make my lunch-check. Iron my shirt-check. Wake up on the kitchen floor. What? Did I just faint again? On the way ...

Arrhythmia has taken over

  • By Hollyheart · Posted October 18, 2011
  • Journal entry · 13 replies
  • Salutations All, Arrythmia every day..palpitations sitting around....etc etc but... It has been a long time since I made a post. I moved across the country in August and have been busy setting up my new ...

Vit K2-7 Heart Arrhythmias and Palpitations

  • By nathji · Posted July 22, 2011
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 169 replies
  • Dear Friends, I have already posted a discussion on which is better Vitamin K2-7 or Vitamin K2-4 and the overall consensus there seems to be that K2-4 has much less side effects. Please see this discussion ...

Chronic Arrhythmia in a "healthy heart"

  • By otowngrl · Posted June 2, 2012
  • Discussion in SADS Foundation · 7 replies
  • Hi everyone. I have been living a nightmare for the past three years. I have been experiencing all of the classic heart attack symptoms--chest pain, left arm pain, palpitations--and I have seen numerous ...

Feeling Alone in Arrhythmia Struggles

  • By SweetDnaMarie · Posted January 12, 2014
  • Discussion in SADS Foundation · 11 replies
  • Hi. My name is Deena. I am a 31-year old, mother to a 7-year old daughter. This is my first time posting to a site such as this and I don't know where to begin with telling my story so I apologize for ...

Pregnancy after arrhythmias???

  • By IamKim · Posted March 22, 2013
  • Discussion in SADS Foundation · 11 replies
  • A question to the masses out there, is it safe to get pregnant when you have arrhythmias? I have tried doing research on the question but I keep getting information about women who didn't have them before ...

Bad arrhythmias third day in a row

  • By careh · Posted July 1, 2010
  • Journal entry · 22 replies
  • Okay. I am now on day three of almost non-stop arrhythmia problems and this is getting old! The night before last, I felt as if I were about to pass out and had that stupid heavy feeling in my chest and ...

Athlete with questions re. arrhythmias

  • By Floraggma · Posted April 15, 2010
  • Discussion in SADS Foundation · 22 replies
  • I am hoping to connect with others who have no structural heart problems or artery or valve issues, just good old electrical malfunctions. Haha. I am a lifelong athlete and my problems became apparent ...

Question about post CABG arrhythmia...

  • By Marti3000 · Posted May 5, 2012
  • Discussion in Heart Bypass Surgery · 13 replies
  • I love this group for all the help you've given me over the past few months. Thank you all so much. I had triple CABG February 21st, and a little atrial fibrillation for a few days afterward, treated ...

A malignant arrhythmia from an antibiotic?

  • By martzj · Posted April 16, 2011
  • Discussion in WomenHeart · 10 replies
  • Lessons to be had....elderly + antibiotic + anti-depressant = near death for older female patient. A malignant arrhythmia from an antibiotic? -arrhythmia-from-antibiotic-2 ...

chronic asthma and arrhythmia

  • By lily · Posted July 31, 2007
  • Discussion in SADS Foundation · 2 replies
  • i am seeking help so that i can understand my current illness. i have been suffering from chronic asthma for more than 7 years. but it is only now that i have experienced arrhythmia. my doctor told me ...

Arrhythmia in pre-surgery stress test

  • By seazr · Posted June 5, 2013
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 2 replies
  • Sigh . . . My husband had his stress test today (chemical) as part of his pre-surgert tests for an open lobectomy. He has one almost dead artery which was diagnosed in 2005. It has been dying for 25ish ...

Blown off as usual!

  • By Hollyheart · Posted November 6, 2011
  • Journal entry · 16 replies
  • Thank you all for tuning in and offering advice and caring. So after my big arrhythmia event I got a halter for 12 days before seeing my new cardiologist on October 31st. I was so excited to be seeing ...

My electro mapping and ablation experience!

  • By Hollyheart · Posted February 21, 2012
  • Journal entry · 22 replies
  • Electro Mapping & Ablation Update So I survived Jan 18th, lol. I must say survived is a good description, although as I reflect back on my experience one month later the drama of the procedure is softening ...

Ventricular Tachycardia on treadmill test

  • By kwtmom · Posted September 5, 2011
  • Journal entry · 19 replies
  • I started developing palpitations (3 or 4 in one minute) after seeing a cardiologist who said I had a new heart murmur. He set me up for an echo and treadmill test, but because he was to be out of the ...

New to Group, having PM/ICD implanted Monday

  • By HawaiiDiva · Posted March 10, 2010
  • Journal entry · 67 replies
  • Hello everyone. I'm a 47 year old woman who lives in Hawaii, and I found this site when searching for information on dual device pace makers and defibs. I am scheduled to undergo implantation on Monday ...


  • By mandyblue · Posted July 7, 2009
  • Journal entry · 5 replies

A day before answers and I go to the ER

  • By Hollyheart · Posted December 15, 2011
  • Journal entry · 7 replies
  • Sigh...crappy night to say the least. I just made a post that I am finally getting somewhere with my arrhythmias at least when last evening and night I was in doubt again about whether to go to ER or ...

Going nuts - help!

  • By Jodi43 · Posted February 28, 2013
  • Journal entry · 3 replies
  • I am a 43 year old working mother of 3 (youngest is 3 years old) and battling arrhythmia for the past 6 years. Started with a bout of afib and I was told it would likely never happen again. 6 years later ...

Lets Complicate Things a Little More~~~~~~

  • By MelissaShuford · Posted March 10, 2010
  • Journal entry · 4 replies
  • Yesterday I received a letter from the review of my sleuth heart recorder (implanted loop recorder)Stating that after review on 2/25/2010 they had attempted to contact me for several days to discuss findings ...

Magnesium for arrhythmias

  • By Kears · Posted November 10, 2012
  • Discussion in SADS Foundation · 26 replies
  • I have started taking 400mg of Magnesium (prescribed by my cardiologist). I have noticed that there are quite a few people that agree that this may be helpful. Just wondering how much magnesium people ...


  • By Dave2951 · Posted May 15, 2012
  • Discussion in SADS Foundation · 20 replies
  • Hi, I am a 21 year old athlete who has always experienced some arrhythmia issues. I had always kind of ignored my symptoms, because they really are sporadic, although they feel very serious and scary ...

Zofran alternative?

  • By jody2405 · Posted October 18, 2011
  • Journal entry · 13 replies
  • Hey all. Recently I went to my schools health clinic for another perscription of Dissolvable Zofran, only to find out its under investigation for causing heart arrhythmias in patients. They wont write ...

The Beating of My Hearts with ICD and Sarcoid

  • By DOCTERBRIAN · Posted April 29, 2013
  • Journal entry · 60 replies
  • Hi, My name is Brian and I am an Emergency physician who happened to develop V Tach and 3rd degree heart block along the way while being diagnosed with Cardiac Sarcoidosis at the Cleveland Clinic. My ...

What's In A Name?

  • By Voni517 · Posted August 7, 2013
  • Journal entry · 8 replies
  • Since my cardiac arrest, I've found the new normal. I try not to think about the next shock and whether I'll be in a safe place when it happens. There are things that I can't change. My arrhythmia is ...

Am I alone?

  • By IamKim · Posted February 10, 2013
  • Discussion in SADS Foundation · 16 replies
  • Hi all, I have a number of different tachycardic arrhythmias: Atrial Flutter, Atrial Fib, SVT, PAC, PVC, etc, etc, the list goes on. This all started when I was 28, at the same time I developed joint ...

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS)??

  • By hukleberrie · Posted August 14, 2008
  • Discussion in Genetic Alliance · 61 replies
  • Hello, all. I have been having some health issues lately. I have had things all my life, but lately it's been a little out of control. I became very sick over a year ago and lost 50 lbs. At this time ...

Arrhythmia and Menopause

  • By kbauhs · Posted March 19, 2009
  • Discussion in SADS Foundation · 16 replies
  • My OB/GYN and I came to the conclusion that I am perimenopausal...and she indicated that this can cause heart palpitations, etc. I'm curious if anyone has experienced this. I have Long QT - and things ...

SVT episode 3 days after ablation

  • By MustLoveBirds · Posted April 19, 2013
  • Discussion in WomenHeart · 2 replies
  • I'm 57 years old and noticed a tachychardic arrhythmia start about two years ago, although it always resolved fairly soon on its own. I mentioned my occasional episodes of rapid heart beat, shortness ...

ARVC\ARVD and having an ICD at 31

  • By Mog79 · Posted August 26, 2010
  • Discussion in Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association · 26 replies
  • Hello I’m new here so please let me know if I’ve posted this incorrectly but I’m just looking for some friendly advice. My dad died from ARVC \ ARVD at age 45 which was about 16 years ago. I was ...

Have a coffee with that arythemia?

  • By ShockedRickyShocked · Posted May 21, 2012
  • Discussion in Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association · 32 replies
  • For years I avoided coffee or drank de-cafe latte because I assumed that caffeine would stimulate or aggravate arrhythmia. I still wouldn't drink coffee during an arrhythmic episode. These happen on more ...

sudden cardiac death in a young athlete

  • By shamal · Posted October 6, 2012
  • Discussion in Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association · 9 replies
  • My son and his school community are grieving over the sudden death of one of their high school football players during the homecoming game. I certainly don't know the details of this young man's health ...

Son 28, Cardiac arrhythmia

  • By KF0810 · Posted July 17, 2011
  • Discussion in SADS Foundation · 18 replies
  • Our son Kevin went to the ER on June 2, 2011 with what was thought to be seizure -no tonic clonic type of seizure. had a blank stare, trouble breathing and came back around with in a few minutes. He stayed ...

external cardiac ablation

  • By Kears · Posted April 5, 2013
  • Discussion in SADS Foundation · 15 replies
  • I have managed to find lots of information on "internal" cardiac ablations...where they stimulate arrhythmias and sort of target and destroy the areas responsible. My EP suggested that with my arrhythmias ...

Mitro Valve Prolapse

  • By proudnavymom · Posted February 20, 2008
  • Journal entry · 1 reply
  • I am the mother of three wonderful sons (23, 20 & 17) and a wonderful husband. I've always been active and healthy my entire life. Never getting more than a cold every two years. About 10-11; years ago ...

The Big Drama 5 mons. ago today

  • By CarolinaSky · Posted August 2, 2011
  • Journal entry · 8 replies
  • Five months ago today I went in for a repeat ablation, but the situation was complex and my heart wall much much thinner than expected and so there was a very serious complication - a heart puncture ...

Anger Is Bad For Your Heart

  • By cajngrl · Posted January 27, 2013
  • Discussion in WomenHeart · 16 replies
  • I've learned to "just let things go". Life is way too short to sweat the small stuff. Getting angry and holding grudges only ends up hurting the person doing so. The sooner we can learn to let go, the ...

Can anyone explain how amiodarone works?

  • By LittleTyke · Posted March 28, 2013
  • Discussion in Heart Bypass Surgery · 21 replies
  • 3V CABG on 4/Mar/13. In the HDU they put me on amiodarone. At discharge I had to take 3 tabs (200mg) a day for 2 days, then 2 tabs for 7 days, then 1 tab a day for 6 weeks. I know that this drug is very ...

Sports and ICDs - Study Update

  • By John_P · Posted May 22, 2013
  • Discussion in Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association · 15 replies
  • The results of a multi-year study on athletes with ICDs was recently published in Circulation. I think at least a few people here participated in this study. I did too. The summary findings were that ...

Hello, I'm new to this group

  • By Bflyiso7 · Posted June 2, 2013
  • Discussion in SADS Foundation · 5 replies
  • I have Wolf-Parkinson-White Syndrome treated with ablation in 2009. Since then I have Afib and Aflutter which my EP tells me goes hand in hand with the WPW. I take Tikosyn 250 mcg twice daily and Pradaxa ...

Questions about EPS

  • By DanielElectro · Posted June 9, 2013
  • Discussion in Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association · 6 replies
  • Hi - I am not exactly sure if I have joined the correct group here as I have not experienced SCA (as far as I know) - But I am at risk of SCA due to past MI/CABG and an EF of 39% Does anyone have any ...

Success curing GP

  • By SantaFe · Posted December 20, 2009
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 93 replies
  • Hello All, I am new to this discussion group, but wanted to share my success with gastroparesis to give others hope and encouragment with this scary and painful disease. I was diganosed with GP about ...


  • By ActorEddie · Posted July 1, 2010
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 24 replies
  • Hello to all, I am sorry for reposting but I am NEW to "this" forum and am learning the rules and NOT sure where to put this post? Can anyone tell me if it is in the RIGHT place.. "MY Story".. First off ...

I need an Ablation? So confused! Please Help!

  • By HawaiiDiva · Posted February 10, 2011
  • Discussion in SADS Foundation · 8 replies
  • Okay, I haven't posted for awhile, but I read posts almost daily and offer advice when I have it, and try to learn from others all the time. I am a 47 year old woman and I had an ICD implanted last year ...

Controversy on Vitamin K either K2- 4 or K2-7 ??

  • By nathji · Posted July 12, 2011
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 60 replies
  • My Dear Friends, First of all I would like to apologize for coming to NOF after such a long time. It has deprived me of the learned counsel of the wonderful friends and folk here and also deprived me ...


  • By WHYMEDEE · Posted September 12, 2011
  • Discussion in SADS Foundation · 13 replies
  • I was told to start taking vitamins along with fish oil, but just unsure if it would really work or do harm, I'm real edgy when it comes to pills with the pvc's /palpatations ...

Denervation for cpvt

  • By zahid123 · Posted January 30, 2012
  • Discussion in SADS Foundation · 15 replies
  • Has anyone with Cpvt been informed of the denervation procedure to dampen the arrhythmia . Has anyone in the uk had the procedure and if so where? Was it successful? My 17 yr old son has Cpvt and his ...

Zithromax and Zmax, Pfizer) poses the risk for a potentially fatal irregula

  • By TigerWiger · Posted March 14, 2013
  • Discussion in WomenHeart · 23 replies
  • 60 The popular antibiotic azithromycin (Zithromax and Zmax, Pfizer) poses the risk for a potentially fatal irregular heart rhythm, which therefore warrants careful ...

Things have changed and kind of scared

  • By Angeleyezs1026 · Posted April 8, 2013
  • Discussion in WomenHeart · 7 replies
  • I was born with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with left ventricular arrhythmia. (thickened heart wall with a muscle growth in my left ventricle and an irregular rhythm) I wasn't suppose to live past 2 yrs ...

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