Signs & Symptoms

These are some of the common signs and symptoms associated with arrhythmias. What a patient ultimately experiences varies according to the type of arrhythmia, severity, heart rate, and patient’s personal characteristics.

  • Palpitations – fluttering, skipped beats, rapid beats
  • Dizziness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Fatigue
  • Fainting or nearly fainting
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain/tightness
  • Confusion
  • Lack of balance
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Blurred vision