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What Is Heart Arrhythmias?

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MD - Acupuncture, Diploma In Accupuncture, Advanced Diploma In Accupuncture
Acupuncturist, Delhi  •  14 years experience
 What Is Heart Arrhythmias?

 What is Heart Arrhythmias?

An arrhythmia is a problem with the rate or rhythm of the heartbeat. Heart arrhythmias are often harmless. Most people have occasional, irregular heartbeats that may feel like a fluttering or racing heart.

Symptoms of Heart Arrhythmias-

 Causes of Heart Arrhythmias-


 Risk factors of Heart Arrhythmias-

 Complications of Heart Arrhythmias-

 Diagnosis of Heart Arrhythmias-

Diagnosis of Heart Arrhythmias involves the following tests:

  • Electrocardiogram
  • Holter monitor
  • Event monitor
  • Stress test
  • Echocardiogram
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Electrophysiology study (EPS)
  • Head-up tilt table test

Precautions & Prevention of Heart Arrhythmias-

  • Eat vegetables and fruits, fish, and plant sources for protein
  • Avoid saturated and trans fats
  • Control your cholesterol and high blood pressure
  • Quit smoking
  • Maintain your weight
  • Get regular exercise

Treatment of Heart Arrhythmias-

  • Homeopathic Treatment of Heart Arrhythmias
  • Acupuncture & Acupressure Treatment of Heart Arrhythmias
  • Psychotherapy Treatment of Heart Arrhythmias
  • Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Heart Arrhythmias
  • Surgical Treatment of Heart Arrhythmias
  • Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Heart Arrhythmias
  • Other Treatment of Heart Arrhythmias

Homeopathic Treatment of Heart Arrhythmias-

Homeopathy is very effective and safe option of treating heart arrhythmia. Homeopathy has role in prevention of heart disease and in the management of patients after heart attack. Homeopathic medicines can control and prevent various causes of heart arrhythmia. Some of the homeopathic medicines for treatment of heart arrhythmia are:

  • Ars alb
  • Nat M
  • Crataeg
  • Digitalis
  • Ox ac

Acupuncture & Acupressure Treatment of Heart Arrhythmias-

Heart arrhythmias are either due to not enough Qi (energy) or too much Qi causing the heart to beat irregularly. There are many acupuncture points which can help either supplement the heart’s Qi or help reduce it to help balance your condition.

Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Heart Arrhythmias-

Many types of tachycardias respond well to anti-arrhythmic medications. Some medications can slow down your heart so much that you may need a pacemaker. It’s very important to take any anti-arrhythmic medication exactly as directed by your doctor, in order to avoid complications.

Surgical Treatment of Heart Arrhythmias-

Surgical Treatment of Heart Arrhythmias involves the following procedures:

Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Heart Arrhythmias

  • Eat small, frequent meals
  • Limit cholesterol in diet
  • Avoid fad diets
  • Reduce salt in your diet
  • Eat enough dietary fiber
  • Eat plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables

 

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