Submitted by Dr T on January 3, 2011 – 10:09pm
All the test you have had show that your heart is healthy w/o evidence of atherosclerotic coronary artery disease (CAD). Your cardiac CT-Calcium proved that. Most patients with your kind of extra heart beats are quite safe and only need reassurance they are OK. A rare type of patient my have what is called variant angina caused by spasm of the coronary arteries. It is usually associated with older patients than you, who often smoke as well and have pre-existing CAD.
You can read more here:
However, there are some things you can do to lessen the frequency of these PVCs. They include avoiding caffeine, nicotine and other toxins.
Please check these links for more information about palpitations and PVCs:
About CAD & spasm:
Your story doesn’t sound at all like that!
Hope this helps,