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Irregular heartbeat

Irregular heartbeat: Introduction

Irregular heartbeat: An irregular beat of a persons heart. See detailed information below for a list of 174 causes of Irregular heartbeat, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Irregular heartbeat: Symptom Checker

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Irregular heartbeat Treatments

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Alternative Treatments for Irregular heartbeat

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Stories from Users for Irregular heartbeat

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Irregular heartbeat: Animations

Medications or substances causing Irregular heartbeat:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Irregular heartbeat as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Irregular heartbeat:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Irregular heartbeat as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Tagamet (Cimetidine) and Adalat (Nifedipine) interaction
  • Tagamet (Cimetidine) and Procardia (Nifedipine) interaction
  • Grapefruit juice and Calan (Verapamil) interaction
  • Grapefruit juice and Isoptin (Verapamil) interaction
  • Grapefruit juice and Verelan (Verapamil) interaction
  • Grapefruit juice and Adalat (Nifedipine) interaction
  • Grapefruit juice and Procardia (Nifedipine) interaction
  • more interactions...»

Irregular heartbeat: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Irregular heartbeat

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Irregular heartbeat: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Irregular heartbeat

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart attack, or from delaying too...read more »

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Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack, whereas there are various less dangerous possibilities. After all, there are...read more »

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Irregular heartbeat: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Irregular heartbeat

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Irregular heartbeat: Related Rare Diseases

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Irregular heartbeat: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Irregular heartbeat listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Irregular heartbeat as a symptom include:

Definitions of Irregular heartbeat:

An abnormal rate of muscle contractions in the heart.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Irregular heartbeat

The list below shows some of the causes of Irregular heartbeat mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Irregular heartbeat?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Irregular heartbeat. Of the 174 causes of Irregular heartbeat that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 6 causes are "common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 167 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Irregular heartbeat:

The following list of conditions have 'Irregular heartbeat' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Irregular heartbeat:

The following list of medical conditions have Irregular heartbeat or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Irregular heartbeat Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Irregular heartbeat based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Irregular heartbeat:

    Cardiac arrhythmia, Abnormal heart rhythm, Arrhythmias, Dysrhythmias
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Irregular heartbeat:

    Medical Conditions associated with Irregular heartbeat:

    Heart rhythm symptoms (1589 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Irregular heartbeat:

    Heart rhythm symptoms (1589 causes), Palpitations (566 causes), Arrhythmias (172 causes), Arrhythmia (267 causes), Atrial flutter, Atrial fibrillation (77 causes), Ventricular tachycardia, Heart block (67 causes)

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    Medical News summaries about Irregular heartbeat

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Irregular heartbeat

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