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Irregular heart beats, advised to continue exercise. Suggestions?

Hi my son is 7 and his heart speeds up and seems irregular at times - this makes him feel uneasy - +us! He has been referred to hosp just to check this irreg beat - however we are having trouble with waiting lists and non return of calls so would you suggest we go priavte to avoid any poss catastrophe? The Dr has said he feels he can still exercise though we would maybe prefer to act with caution on this? many thanks Steve
Asked On : Fri, 19 Oct 2012
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as per body need heart rate will increase and settels down but in a regular manner
any irregularity is definately required attention and evalution
more if in childhood age
atleast one EKG and also 24 hrs holter study as it will give information about rate and regularity change in over 24 hrs
dont do exercise till you get complete evaluation
ya he can do his routine activity if he doesnt has giddiness or syncope
consult cardiologist and get evaluated as per his advice
take care
Answered: Tue, 30 Oct 2012
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