Palpitation Questions

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 Submitted by Dr T on September 3, 2010 – 1:25pm Recently some questions about palpitations were posted. I’ll answer them here since they can occur as a result of Coronary Artery Disease. Palpitation symptoms may include dizziness, fainting, shortness of breath and chest discomfort. Some patients even feel their palpitations inside their head! If you have palpitations you should see your …

New Onset Atrial Fibrillation

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Submitted by Dr T on July 19, 2011 – 3:33pm in Your heart rhythm Question: Dr T, I am trying to determine whether to see a cardiologist immediately.  My health insurance does not begin until August 1. I had an onset of Atrial Fibrillation as of July 17.  It was fairly severe in which I could feel my heart fluttering, …

Cardiac Health Video

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Video Q&A 4/25/2014 The associated PowerPoint Presentation can be found here. I have made some minor changes to make it easier to view. The associated links will redirect you to the appropriate web pages. Please complete this questionnaire if you’d like to participate in the next live video session. I need the information ahead of time! Dr T

PVCs and PACs

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Question: I am a 46 yr old female. My problem is pvc and pac’s. I have had a stress test, persantine stress thallium, echo, and holtor monitor. All normal except holtor, doc say benign pvc and pac. 48 hr holtor showed 0.2 % pvc and 0.2 % pac. My question is why is it that some days are worst then …