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What are the symptoms of bigeminy?

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Some people say it feels like their heart skips a beat or flutters. Others describe PVCs as their heart working too hard or beating too fast. But you may not notice anything at all. Many people don't know they have bigeminy until the abnormal rhythm shows up on a heart test called an electrocardiogram (EKG).

From: What Is Bigeminy? WebMD Medical Reference

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American Heart Association: "Echocardiogram - Echo."

Cardiac Health: "Bigemini," "Premature Ventricular Contractions," "What Are the Causes of Ventricular Arrhythmias, VT, Bigeminy, and Trigeminy?"

Hebbar, K.A. , June 15, 2002. American Family Physician

Mayo Clinic: "Premature Ventricular Contractions," "Holter Monitor," "High blood pressure (hypertension): Beta Blockers," "Cardiac Ablation," "Test and Procedures: Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs)," "Stress Test."

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "What Is Cardiomyopathy?" "What is Coronary Heart Disease?"

University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center: "Clinical Approach to Patients with Frequent PVCs."

Richard Wright, MD, chairman, Pacific Heart Institute, Providence Saint John's Health Center, Santa Monica, Calif.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on June 1, 2018

SOURCES:

American Heart Association: "Echocardiogram - Echo."

Cardiac Health: "Bigemini," "Premature Ventricular Contractions," "What Are the Causes of Ventricular Arrhythmias, VT, Bigeminy, and Trigeminy?"

Hebbar, K.A. , June 15, 2002. American Family Physician

Mayo Clinic: "Premature Ventricular Contractions," "Holter Monitor," "High blood pressure (hypertension): Beta Blockers," "Cardiac Ablation," "Test and Procedures: Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs)," "Stress Test."

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "What Is Cardiomyopathy?" "What is Coronary Heart Disease?"

University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center: "Clinical Approach to Patients with Frequent PVCs."

Richard Wright, MD, chairman, Pacific Heart Institute, Providence Saint John's Health Center, Santa Monica, Calif.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on June 1, 2018

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