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Heart rhythm disorders

Heart rhythm disorders (arrhythmia) - an abnormal heart rate.


  • Irregular and frequent heart rate.
  • Dizziness, shortness of breath.
  • Heart pricking, pain.
  • Difficult, frequent, irregular breathing.


  • Genetic predisposition.
  • Inherited, congenital and / or advanced heart disease (for example, heart failure, ischemic heart disease, acute myocardial inflammation (myocarditis), and others.).
  • Diseases not directly related to the heart (for example, allergy, anaemia, thyroid hyperfunction).
  • Caffeine, Alcohol, Tobacco, Drugs, Pseudoephedrine Drugs (for example, Rhinitis Drops, Theraflu, Gripex).


  • Medical.
  • Invasive.


  • Untreated arrhythmias can lead to clots, infarction, stroke, and pulmonary artery embolism.
  • A heart failure may develop.

The cardiologist advises:

  • If you experience a heart rhythm disorder, seek medical advice within 48 hours (if delayed the chance of thrombosis increases).
  • Find out the cause with the help of your doctor.
  • Treat the underlying disease (hypertension, coronary heart disease, diabetes) and take regular medications.
  • Treat associated diseases (chronic obstructive pulmonary, thyroid disease and others).
  • Follow your doctor's recommendations even if you are feeling well.
  • Monitor your heart rate (Average 70 beats per minute).
  • Get rid of harmful habits.
  • Eat healthily, exercise, and rest (it will be easier to overcome stress, a common cause of arrhythmia).
  • Talk to your doctor before making radical changes to your lifestyle (for example, cold water showers, vigorous exercise). to such activities can be detrimental in case of arrhythmia.