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Recurrent sinus arythmias?

Discussion in 'Cardiovascular and Respiratory' started by strategist, Sep 3, 2020.

  1. strategist

    strategist Senior Member (Voting Rights)

    My 24 hour ECG report says: constant sinusoid rythm, normally conducted, with typical recurrent sinus arythmias.

    Is this of any importance?
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  2. Caesar

    Caesar Senior Member (Voting Rights)

    I'm obviously not a doctor, but I also have this.
    I was told that it is "normal" and that many have this, and that this is often diagnosed through random ECGs.

    There are different degrees of severity. Many do not even notice it and live just fine with it throughout life.
    But if obvious symptoms and higher severity, a pacemaker may be inserted.

    As I read your sentence i feel it is classified more "normally" than anything else. As in "typical recurrent sinus arrhythmias". As I understand it.
    But I obviously do not know anything about your case, so you should talk to a doctor about it.

    I do not even have controls for my problem. I could ask for a new ECG in 2 or 3 years to follow it up.
    For reflection, it is 5 years ago, so maybe I should do it soon. :)
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  3. Jonathan Edwards

    Jonathan Edwards Senior Member (Voting Rights)

    Sinus arrhythmia means that the heart conducting systems are linking together normally but beats are not coming exactly as regularly as clockwork.

    The usual reason for this is relatively deep breathing - respiratory sinus arrhythmia, which might be described as 'recurrent' since the heart beat intervals lengthen and shorten regularly with breathing.

    Bursts of faster rhythm, or sinus tachycardia may fall under sinus arrhythmia but I don't think they are normally called that. Bursts of faster beats occur with adrenaline surges or activity or may occur for no very obvious cause, sometimes at night.

    In general terms this is a benign finding but check with the physician.
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