Arrhythmias is also known as Cardiac dysrhythmia or irregular heartbeat. It considered as a group of conditions in which the heart beats turn out to be irregular, too fast or too slow. When a heartbeat becomes too fast- above 100 strokes per minute in adults is known as tachycardia and when heartbeat becomes too slow- below 60 strokes per minute is known as bradycardia. Symptoms of arrhythmias are follows,
• Fast or slow heart beat
• Skipping beats
• Lightheadedness or dizziness
• Chest pain
• Shortness of breath
• Sweating
Common Tests for Arrhythmia’s are Holter monitor, Transtelephonic monitor, Treadmill testing, Tilt-table test, Electrophysiologic testing, Esophageal electrophysiologic procedure and Echocardiogram. Types of arrhythmia’s: Tachycardia and Bradycardia. In Atria, Atrial fibrillation, Atrial flutter, Supraventricular tachycardia and Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. In ventricles, Ventricular tachycardia, Ventricular fibrillation and Long QT syndrome.