Sometimes, we all feel our heart beating very fast or we feel a fluttering in the chest. These can be signs of a Heart Rhythm Disorder (HRD), or an abnormal heartbeat. There is no need to panic if these symptoms are occasional; Heart Rhythm Disorders/Arrhythmia are very common, particularly as we grow older.
While most cases of Heart Rhythm Disorders are harmless, some are extremely dangerous and require immediate medical attention and treatment. It is important to consult a doctor if the related symptoms persist and occur repeatedly.
Heart Rhythm Disorders can occur without signs and symptoms, or can create a wide range of indications, from just about noticeable to cardiovascular collapse and death. Common symptoms include -
The symptoms of HRD may be similar to many other conditions and some may even be disregarded by unsuspecting patients. It is imperative to take notice of persistent uneven heartbeats, or irregular heartbeats that occur more recurrently and last longer. Visit your doctor immediately if you experience any of the above mentioned symptoms.