Also indexed as:Arrhythmia (Cardiac), Irregular Heartbeat, Atrial Fibrillation, Sick Sinus Syndrome, Supraventricular Premature Beats, Tachyarrhythmias (Cardiac), Ventricular Premature Beats
When your heart skips, you may feel dizzy or anxious. Although an irregular heartbeat is often harmless, it should be treated with care. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
The right diet is the key to managing many diseases and to improving general quality of life. For this condition, scientific research has found benefit in the following healthy eating tips.
|Cut the caffeine
||Drinking too much caffeine has been associated with arrhythmia in some studies, some healthy people are susceptible to as little as one cup of coffee.
|Uncover your allergies
||Allergic reactions to foods and environmental chemicals have been reported to trigger certain arrhythmias. Ask your doctor for help identifying these sensitivities.
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