Arrhythmias

Arrhythmias refer to irregular heart rhythm which means that the heart is not beating correctly.

Examples that need treatment are AF ( Atrial Fibrillation ), SVT ( https://drliminghaan.com/heart-diseases-and-screenings/arrhythmias/Supraventricular Tachycardia ) and Ventricular Ectopics.

What are the symptoms of Arrhythmia?

  • a fast or slow heartbeat
  • dizziness
  • lightheadedness
  • chest pains
  • shortness of breath
  • Treatment is urgent. If you show signs of Arrhythmias or believe that you are suffering from it, contact Lim Ing Haan Cardiology Clinic immediately today for an accurate diagnosis.

-What are the treatments of Arrhythmia?

Avoid strenuous exercise till diagnosis is made. May be life threatening.
Patient may need 24 heart rate monitoring  to determine the severity and guide treatment to prevent fainting or collapse., medications or EPS ( Electrophysiological Study)
AF may be treated with Watchman Device to reduce risk of stroke.