In regard to your FB post I’d like to share what I’ve found to be related to less ectopics in terms of diet.
First of all, four months ago I had an ablation for my SVT and due to going through massive panic attacks from the whole thing, my EP left me on Bisoprolol for a few more months. I am now on 1.25 mg and will taper off in the next 2 months.
I noticed some pretty strange ectopics (5 in a row) when i take valacyclovir for cold sores and in general around my period i get a few here and there. According to my EP, the ectopics used to trigger my SVT ,which is why they still freak me out even if completely benign.
I went completely off refined sugar, lactosis,refined carbs, caffeine and ate bananas, took vitamin B complex, probiotics, magnesium & zinc. I feel this shift somehow made a difference. In addition, I find that getting enough sleep has an impact as well and mainiting healthy energy levels.
I hope this helps. Thank you so much for all your informative videos. They got me through a very rough time this year. All my best
Hello, I to have been experiencing erratic heart beats over the last few months, which are extremely frightening and dibilatating! I have had a few visits to emergency department and ecg has always been normal every time !so I am discharged and send away.and told its nothibg to worry about !Reading other people’s experience with this problem I now know that I’m not imaging these episodes!
My eptopic beats come and go with degrees of severity!!I had a 24 hour heart recorder fitted last week and did not have one episode during this time. I can’t believe how bad they have been since then. I was so hoping it would happen while I was wearing it. Anyone else have this problem? Thanks
Yes I had that problem but finally was fitted with one for a week which picked up plenty of atrial fibrillation. Am now on medication and it is a lot better although not completely gone away.
Wish I knew of a diet that would help. I had already cut out caffeine and now (sadly) I no longer enjoy alcohol as it definitely seems to make it worse
Kate I went low carb high fat and that got rid of my atrial fibrillation almost completely. Before that the doctor said that I would need an ablation, but now for the last three years I have only had very mild and in frequent attacks. I eat less than 30 g of carbohydrate a day.
These comments hit home for me. 18 months ago I had my first svt attack resulting in hospitalization and paddles to bring my heart rate of 260 down. I was diagnosed with AVNRT. I quit coffee and alcohol and started exercising regularly but couldn’t take meds as my pulse was in the 60’s. I had a succession ablation in September and felt great until I had epigastric pain and wound up in ER. All was normal except I was diagnosed with h-pylori. I did the treatment but have changed my diet to no processed foods and eat very low carbs. I’ve figured out that sugar and gluten trigger palpitations for me. I take magnesium taurate daily with garlic, turmeric and vit D. I’ve also had to start some medication for panic attacks as I’m terrified of all these ER visits and worried I’ll have a heart attack although I have no heart issues. It has helped greatly. My cardiologist tells me my palpitations are benign but they are distressing to me I’m 58 and have no other health issues.
Does anyone know someone who has had a leadless pacemaker implanted? My EP is suggesting that to me. I want to talk to an unbiased person first.
Exactly my story…👍
Is there a website we can go for more dietary information? I believe this is very important to manage palpitations and ectopics naturally.
Any suggestions anyone?
Hello. I am a 54 year old woman. I started having these crazy heart palpitations around the age of 38. Scared me to death. I ran back and forth to many doctors only to be told that they were benign apc’s. It feels like my heart skips a beat. I have many gastric issues and take Nexium daily and most recently started taking Gas X after every meal. I have gasrtro-paresis, GERD, had my gallbladder and appendix taken out and a hysterectomy. With three abdominal surgeries I am wondering if my vagus nerve is damaged. For many years these episodes all but disappeared but every once in awhile they would come back, scare the heck out of me but ultimately go away. Last year, they came back quite frequently and again, back to the Cardiologist and Gastrenterologist. I keep hearing the same thing. Your heart is fine. I feel like there is definitely a correlation between my gastric issues and my skipped beats. At times they can last for 13 hours. I feel that can’t be good for my heart muscle. Most recently these episodes are either daily or every two days and last too long, scare me so badly and ruining my quality of life. The cardiologist wants to put me on a beta blocker but I am not convinced. I need more answers before I give in to taking a heart medication if “my heart s ok”. Any help or suggestions that worked for you or even relatable stories would be greatly appreciated. I don’t know anyone who has this issue and feel so alone. Thanks in advance.
I have been experiencing a similar set of symptoms, i.e. PVC’s and PAC’s that seem to be connected to the accumulation of gas in my upper Gi tract. I have GERD and take Proton Pump Inhibitors daily, but I do believe that the combination of acid reflux, gas accumulation and vagus nerve stimulation are causing my arrhythmias. Read about cardio-gastric syndromes or Roemheld’s Syndrome for additional information. Best of luck in finding help. Just know that I sympathize, and am seeking answers as well!