4. Arrhythmias affect blood flow and blood pressure
The rhythmic heart beat, which is actually the contraction and relaxation of the heart’s atria (upper chambers) and ventricles (lower chambers) is what circulates blood through our bodies. If an arrhythmias occurs and the heart’s beat becomes too fast or too slow, blood flow and thus blood pressure will be affected.
5. Arrhythmias are most often caused by…
Irregular heart beat can be impacted by a number of underlying health conditions. For instance, they often result from diabetes, thyroid disease, or coronary artery disease. However, an arrhythmias can be a side effect of prescription medication, hereditary, or due to general aging. In most cases, an arrhythmia isn’t life-threatening, but if left untreated it can cause a stroke.
6. Primary symptoms of irregular heart beat include…
The telltale symptoms of arrhythmia come in many forms—for instance; you might experience dizziness, fainting, chest pains, shortness of breath, or feel butterflies in your chest. You may also hear and feel the irregular palpitations in multiple beats or missed beats.
7. Irregular heart beat and sleep
Most often patients with arrhythmias are most disrupted by heart palpitations when they are trying to sleep. This occurs mainly when the bodies at rest, particularly if you sleep on the left side of your body. You may hear and feel an irregular thud in your head when you are not distracted by other daily activities.