Arrhythmias

    Overview

    An arrhythmia is defined as any change in rhythm to the heartbeat (irregular heartbeat).

    Tachycardia is any condition in which the heart beats too quickly; bradycardia, in contrast, occurs when the heart beats too slowly or in an irregular pattern.

    One of the most common types arrhythmia is atrial fibrillation, a fast, irregular heart rhythm that can sometimes lead to stroke or heart failure.

    Symptoms of arrhythmia

    • Shortness of breath
    • Fast or slow heart rate
    • Chest discomfort
    • Sweating
    • Lightheadedness or dizziness

    Causes of arrhythmia

    • Congenital heart problems
    • Coronary artery disease
    • Electrolyte imbalances (such as sodium or potassium) 
    • High blood pressure

    Care for arrhythmias includes cardioversions, ablations, or pacemaker/ICD (implantable cardiac device)/ Loop recorders device implants.

    Our providers

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    Manjula Burri, MD

    Cardiologist Cardiology, Internal Medicine
    747 N. Rutledge Street 4th Floor Springfield, IL 62702
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    Tony De Martini, MD

    Interventional Cardiologist Cardiology
    747 N. Rutledge Street 4th Floor Springfield, IL 62702
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    Abdul Hafiz, MD

    Structural Heart Disease Specialist Cardiology
    747 N. Rutledge Street 4th Floor Springfield, IL 62702
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    Shruti Hegde, MD

    Non-Invasive Cardiologist Cardiology
    747 N. Rutledge Street 4th Floor Springfield, IL 62702
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    Abhishek Kulkarni, MD

    Cardiologist Cardiology
    747 N. Rutledge Street 4th Floor Springfield, IL 62702
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    Mohamed Labedi, MD

    Cardiac Electrophysiologist Cardiology
    747 N. Rutledge Street 4th Floor Springfield, IL 62702
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    Lauri Lopp, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Paula Mackrides, DO

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Momin Siddique, MD

    Cardiologist Cardiology
    747 N. Rutledge Street 4th Floor Springfield, IL 62702

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