Heart Arrhythmia: Skipping heartbeat is not a reason for love, it can be the cause of heart arrhythmia, know the ways to prevent it.
You might have heard about skipping heartbeat in films and stories but it looks good only in stories. If this starts happening to you in real life, then it could be due to heart arrhythmia. Because of this you may suddenly feel as if your heart is fluttering. Know what is the condition of heart arrhythmia, symptoms and methods of prevention.
You must have seen or read many times in films or stories about such moments when someone's heartbeat has stopped. In the fictional world, heart failure is not related to health issues but to love or fear. Whereas in real life, if heartbeats skip, then there is a need to be careful in this situation.
You may think this is not a serious problem, but it could be due to heart arrhythmia. In this, your heartbeats may suddenly become abnormal. This may resolve on its own after some time, but it also indicates a serious problem. Therefore it is important to have information about this. Let us know what is heart arrhythmia, what are its symptoms and how can we prevent it.
What is heart arrhythmia?
Heart arrhythmia is a condition when there is a problem with the electrical signals in your heart that control your heartbeats and do not work properly. The reason for this could be that there is a problem in some part of your heart or in pumping blood. Due to which the heartbeats start beating abnormally and the heartbeats either become very fast or slow.
However, in many situations the heartbeat normally increases, such as exercise or running. This is not a matter of concern. Sometimes this condition does not cause any harm, but sometimes it can also cause life-threatening problems. Therefore it is important to be careful.
What are its symptoms?
- Slow heartbeat
- Chest discomfort
- Breathing problem
- Weakness or tiredness
- Sudden sweating
- Panic button
- Blurred vision
What is the risk factor?
- Hypertension i.e. high BP
- Sleep apnea
- Alcohol and tobacco consumption
- Other heart diseases
- Lung disease
- Thyroid problem
- Air pollution
- Age (old age)
- Excessive caffeine intake
How to protect?
Eat healthy food- Reduce items high in salt and fat in your diet. Include fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains in your diet.
Do not smoke and drink – Do not consume tobacco. It increases problems related to heart and lungs. Similarly, alcohol is also harmful for your health.
Reduce cholesterol levels – Cholesterol can cause blockage in the heart. Therefore, eat such food which keeps cholesterol low.
Do exercise- Exercise helps in keeping your heart healthy. Along with this, it also reduces weight and also reduces cholesterol.
Control blood pressure- High blood pressure can cause heart related problems and also affects your arteries. Therefore manage blood pressure.
Disclaimer: The advice and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purposes only and should not be taken as professional medical advice. If you have any questions or concerns, always consult your doctor.