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Old 09-07-2017, 09:08 PM   #4
moonflower
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Originally Posted by wingwang View Post
I've had heart rhythm problems and have lost count of the amount of times I've been cardioverted, however, I had a cardiac ablation and that sorted things out! It sounds like you might be having ectopic beats which feel like a missed beat followed by a strong beat. These are very common and most people don't notice them.

I would push for a 24hr ECG which would hopefully pick up anything abnormal. Going on beta blockers sounds like overkill unless they find anything definitive. One pill I was on that is derived from a plant is Digoxin and that comes from the Fox Glove plant which unfortunately is poisonous! Other than that I can't really help!
Thanks for explaining that, I'll try and go to docs and get 24 hour monitor to start off.
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