Submitted by Dr T on July 28, 2011 – 7:17am
Any time things change as they have with your palpitations, they need to be re-evaluated.
This means you need to have to be checked again with more blood tests, EKGs, Holter monitor and cardiac ECHO. If you decide to get another cardiologist’s opinion, I’d recommend you find someone with experience in cardiac electro-physiology (EP). If your blood tests and hart function prove to be OK, your doctor should consider adjusting your medications, or, if that fails, eventually a cardiac ablation. An ablation is sometimes indicated if other treatments have failed, but you have a while to go before that option should be considered:
You can read more here, I have blogged about this a lot:
Beta blockers like Propranolol are used to reduce the incidence of abnormal heart beats and rate, but will not “cure” you:
Hope this helps,