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Have PVCs and sinus tachycardia. On metroprolol. What are the ways to regulate these? Normal EKG and ECHO report

I have been suffering from PVC s and sinus tachycardia for about 7 years now. Been on metoprolol which helped at first. I get very tired, weak, headaches, and just a general feeling of discomfort when the PVC s start. Other than the med s is there any way to regulate PVCs and Tachycardia. Ive ready cut caffeine, chocolate, red wine, liquor , and stress out of my life. Any suggestions? Also can these PVC s lead to something serious. Ive had a echo and ekg done last week all was normal.
Asked On : Sat, 24 Nov 2012
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welcome to HCM ,
PVCs can cause above symptoms , not all PVCs are harmful ,
many normal people also has episodes of PVCs,
medicine which you are taking at present is best please continue it ,
i would like to suggest few tips which you can adopt to decrease frequency of PVCs .

Quit any form of Tobacco if you are using. no alcohol intake.
Say ‘No’ to all forms of addiction,
do regular exercise ,
avoid coffee , tea , caffeine , chocolate ,
stay relax ,
Do stress relaxation techniques like yoga.
take care

Answered: Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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