Heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias)Heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias)Heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias)HCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartCardiovascular systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+) CaregiversNA2018-04-03T04:00:00ZLanding PageCollection Hub<p>Arrhythmias are usually identified as an irregular heartbeat. The heart rate can be fast, slow or irregular, taking into consideration age and activity. They can occur at any age, and may or may not have symptoms.</p><p>Arrhythmias are usually identified as an irregular heartbeat. The heart rate can be fast, slow or irregular, taking into consideration age and activity. They can occur at any age, and may or may not have symptoms.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">The heart and the circulatory system</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>The heart is a vital organ that sits between the lungs in your chest. It pumps blood around the body through a network a blood vessels (arteries and veins). Learn about the heart’s anatomy, its role in the body and how it works.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1577&language=English">The normal heart</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1579&language=English">The circulatory system before and after birth</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1578&language=English">Blood</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias)</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about arrhythmias and how they are diagnosed and treated. Arrhythmias are abnormal heartbeats where the heart rate can be fast, slow or irregular. </p><p></p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Overview</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=890&language=English">Heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=894&language=English">Fast heart rate (tachycardia)</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Tests and diagnosis</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1276&language=English">Electrocardiogram (ECG) test</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1281&language=English">Holter monitors</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Treatments and procedures</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=51&language=English">Catheter ablation in the heart catheterization lab</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1035&language=English">Pacemaker surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=980&language=English">Pacemaker: Caring for your child at home</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">The health-care team</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Read about the different health-care professionals and teams that will be involved with your child's care.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1591&language=English">Cardiology treatment team</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1597&language=English">Family support for the child with a congenital heart condition</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1594&language=English">Genetics team</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1595&language=English">Nursing team</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1598&language=English">Nutrition and feeding consultants for patients with congenital heart disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1596&language=English">Palliative and bereavement care team</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1169&language=English">Pharmacists</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1599&language=English">Respiratory therapists: Helping children with congenital heart conditions</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1593&language=English">Rehabilitation therapists for children with heart disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1592&language=English">Surgical teams for children with heart conditions</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1595&language=English">Nursing team</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1598&language=English">Nutrition and feeding consultants for patients with congenital heart disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1596&language=English">Palliative and bereavement care team</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1169&language=English">Pharmacists</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1599&language=English">Respiratory therapists: Helping children with congenital heart conditions</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1593&language=English">Rehabilitation therapists for children with heart disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1592&language=English">Surgical teams for children with heart conditions</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/heart_learning_hub.pngarrhythmias

 

 

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