Abnormal Heart Rhythms

An abnormal heart rhythm also called an Arrhythmia means your heart is beating too fast, too slow, or with an irregular pattern. Your heart has an electrical system that tells it when to beat and pump blood around your body. If there is a problem with this system you may experience an abnormal heart rhythm. The symptoms of an abnormal heart rhythm depend on what type of arrhythmia you have. The most common symptoms of an abnormal heart rhythm include palpitations (a thumping or fluttering sensation in your chest), dizziness, breathlessness, feeling tired and losing consciousness.

It's normal for heart to beat at different rates during the day. It will be slower when you're resting but may be faster when you are physically active, anxious or excited. If heart has missed or 'skipped' a beat, or that there has been an extra beat. This is called an ectopic beat. Ectopic beats are very common and harmless so they don’t usually need treatment. It is highly recommended to visit doctor, if you have felt any of the described feelings like palpitations last a long time, don't improve or get worse, feeling dizzy or faint and you have history of heart problems.

There are many different types of abnormal heart rhythm depends on where the heart electrical impulse starts, and if it causes your heart to beat too fast, or too slowly. Common Abnormal Rhythm is Atrial Fibrillation, an irregular or fast heart rhythm.  Other abnormal heart rhythms include:

·         Fast heart rhythms such as Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT), Sinus Tachycardia (ST) and Ventricular Tachycardia (VT) are known as Tachycardias and are faster than 90 beats per minute

·         Bradycardias such as heart block are slow abnormal heart rhythms, when your heart beat is 60 beats per minute or below

·         Atrial Flutter is typically a very fast, irregular heart rhythm 

·         Tachybrady syndrome (sick sinus syndrome) includes periods of very fast or slow heart beats

·         Ventricular Fibrillation (VF), is an abnormal heart rhythm that's so fast a pulse cannot be identified and is an emergency situation.

Some abnormal heart rhythms are inherited. Depending upon the family, in such case it is better to have tested to take preventive measures. Abnormal Heart Rhythms include:

  • Tachycardia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bradycardia
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Premature Contractions

Related Conference of Abnormal Heart Rhythms

December 08-08, 2021

4th World Heart and Brain Conference

Amsterdam, Netherlands
February 28-01, 2022

36th World Congress on Heart Diseases

Edinburgh, Scotland
March 14-15, 2022

3rd European Cardiology Congress

Lyon, France
March 23-24, 2022

26th World Cardiology Conference

Bangkok, Thailand
March 28-29, 2022

11th World Heart Congress

Berlin, Germany
April 04-05, 2022

33rd Annual Cardiologists Conference

Rome, Italy
April 11-12, 2022

33rd European Heart and Heart Failure Congress

Paris, France
April 25-26, 2022

4th Euro Cardiology Congress

Amsterdam, Netherlands
April 25-26, 2022

World Heart Congress

Rome, Italy
April 25-26, 2022

22st World Congress on Cancer and Diagnostics

Barcelona, Spain
April 29-30, 2022

3rd World Heart and Brain Congress

Las Vegas, USA
May 09-10, 2022

World Congress on Cardiology

Amsterdam, Netherlands
June 22-23, 2022

"2nd World Congress on Congestive Heart Failure & Angina"

Amsterdam, Netherlands
July 18-19, 2022

34th World Congress on Cardiology & Heart Diseases

Vienna, Austria
July 20-21, 2022

10th International Heart Conference

Amsterdam, Netherlands
July 21-22, 2022

11th World Heart Congress

Paris, France
August 08-09, 2022

3rd Global Summit On Heart Congress

Zurich, Switzerland
August 08-09, 2022

5th International Conference on Cardiology

Zurich, Switzerland
August 24-25, 2022

World Annual Meeting on Cardiology

Paris, France
September 21-22, 2022

3rd Annual Summit on Cardiology and Heart Diseases

Toronto, Canada
September 26-27, 2022

37th World Cardiology Conference

Rome, Italy
October 31-01, 2022

37th European Cardiology Conference

London, UK

Abnormal Heart Rhythms Conference Speakers

Recommended Sessions

Related Journals

Are you interested in