What Are Some Of The Common Signs And Symptoms Of An Abnormal Heart Rhythm?

Dr. Jeremy Ruskin answers the question: 'Symptoms of Abnormal Heart Rhythm?'

— -- Question: What are some of the common signs and symptoms of an abnormal heart rhythm?

Answer :Arrhythmias may cause a wide variety of symptoms. The commonest are sensation of rapid heart beating, sometimes described as palpitations. Other individuals may experience lightheadedness, shortness of breath, weakness, decreased ability to exercise, and sometimes even loss of consciousness, that is fainting.