Can hypertension cause PVCs?

Answer Hypertension--also known as high blood pressure--is a potential risk factor for premature ventricular contractions (PVCs). Other causes of PVCs include congestive heart failure, low electrolyte lev... Read More »

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Are cardiac pvcs life threatening?

On One Hand: A PVC is Sometimes FatalA cardiac PVC (premature ventricular contraction, meaning an extra heartbeat) can, in some cases, lead to arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat), according to the May... Read More »

PVCs that feel like a spasm inside the chest?

I no how you feel i have suffered from pvcs since 2008 and can tell you they are no fun to have, i feel every 1 what i think you are having is multi-focal pvcs witch feel like a flutter or quiver (... Read More »

What is hypertension also known as?

Hypertension is more commonly referred to as high blood pressure, which is defined as having a consistently elevated blood pressure with a systolic pressure of 140 and a diastolic pressure over 90.... Read More »

How to Determine If You Have Hypertension?

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a medical condition whereby systemic arterial blood pressure is chronically elevated.[1] Hypertension is often a silent disease with minimal symptoms, but i... Read More »