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Posted on Mon, 14 Aug 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: Dr. I have been having a extra warmth bottom and lower back for the past 8 month and I think it
is leading to an irregular heart beat.---What can I do to resolve this issue.
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Answered by Dr. Ilir Sharka 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
I would recommend as follows:

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Welcome and thank you for asking on HCM!

Regarding your concern, I agree with you onthe fact that heat can increase the heart rate and the risk for arrhythmias.

But, I would recommend consulting with your attending physician and performing some tests to investigate for other possible causes of cardiac arrhythmia:

- resting ECG and cardiac ultrasound
- an ambulatory 24 hours ECG monitoring to examine your heart rhythm trends for a prolonged period of time
- complete blood count for anemia
- blood electrolytes for possible imbalance
- thyroid hormone levels for possible dysfunction.

You should discuss with your doctor on the above issues!

Kind regards,

Dr.Iliri
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