Cardiac Arrhythmia is also known as irregular heartbeat.
Arrhythmia occurs when the electrical impulses in your heart don’t work properly; The heart’s pacemaker develops an abnormal rhythm, The conduction pathway is interrupted, Another part of the heart takes over as pacemaker.
When diagnosed with Arrhythmia, your heart can beat too fast, beat too slow, or beat improperly.
Arrhythmia can become serious because when the heart doesn’t beat properly, it can’t pump blood effectively.
There are 6 different types of Cardiac Arrhythmia:
Atrial Fibrillation, Bradycardia, Conduction Disorders, Premature Contraction, Tachycardia, Ventricular Fibrillation
People with Arrhythmia don’t always have symptoms, but those who do experience:
Pain in the chest area, the sensation of an abnormal or slow heartbeat, dizziness, fainting, feeling light-headed, and shortness of breath.
Treatment for Arrhythmia can be provided by a medical professional. Treatments may include antiarrhythmic drugs, medical procedures, implantable devices, and surgery.