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Multiple PACs in a row?

I'm 34 and I've had premature atrial contractions (PACs) for about ten years now. I've never been able to isolate what triggers bad days as opposed to good ones. Sometimes on a bad day I can have several in a row - not tachycardia (which I've also experienced), but if "dum" represents a normal beat it's: dum...dum...dum...dumdum...dumdum...dumdum...dum...dum...dum...  Does that make sense?

Is that anything to worry about? A long string of them might last 6 or 8 in a row, although that's fairly uncommon. I've never had any symptoms associated with them beyond the uncomfortable feeling they give me. I've recently started taking metoprolol to help with some anxiety I've had. It's been great for preventing my heart from racing while I'm feeling anxious, but hasn't done anything to reduce my PACs.
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212161 tn?1599427282
i to have most pacs, I've had them 35 years, mine to can be in a row sometimes 6-8 with no reg beat in them, they have not killed me yet and i know they will not, try not to worry about them it only makes them come more.i have started takingmag and it has really helped me
What kind do you take I also have them and they are driving me crazy
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