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Why so many pvcs for so long? Why pacs stopped and pvcs started?

For the last 30 some years I've had palpitations. Last year had a really bad bout and the holter monitor said I had PAC's. Then I felt better for a while and only had a few per day. Now this year, the holter monitor says I have pvcs.  I have hundreds and sometimes thousands of PVCs per day.  Why last year PACs and this year PVCs? I don't get it! I'm so sick of this! I can't sleep at night because of the so I'm always exhaused and during the day so distracted by them because I feel EVERY SINGLE ONE!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm so fed up with doctors who say this is normal. How is your heart not beating properly NORMAL???????????????????
Why can't someone come up with something that really works at taking them away?
I'm so depressed. I can't take it anymore! I have no quality of life!

Doctors say, your heart is structurally good (just MVP and bicuspid aortic valve with minor regurgitation) so don't worry, you're fine. REALLY??????? No sleep constant flopping is ok? I tried magnesium, B12, B complex, fish oils etc etc etc. NOTHING WORKS!

I wish I doctor would read this and give me some advice! I'd especially like to know why pacs last year and pvcs this year. Sorry for the rant, but at my whits end with these stupid things!
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363281 tn?1518219421
Hello~I can relate to your frustration, I have them too, although not as many. I often wonder how it can be normal, but they say it is when the heart is "Structurally healthy" I have found a lot of help from Dr Sanjay Gupta, he is a cardiologist from York, UK, he has many videos about palpitations and a Facebook page, they area big help to so many that have issues such as yours and mine. Here is the link to one of his Youtube videos, from there, you will be able to find many more.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYSzKGkoqJA
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Thank you :)
1616953 tn?1443839111
Well the word I got in a similar situiation was that Pvcs are not life threatening.  Or perhapes not "as" life threatining as other heart beat issues.  My Doctor informed me that every (Even him) have pvcs maybe x amount a year and then he read the Holter and said "And you have 5000+ a day???"  We discussed the dangers associated with trying to burn out the signal source of the wacky heart beats and I told him that I felt like I was going to die everynight from all the drunk bongo music my heart was doing.  The procedure was painless and was all done with a catheter and some injections to make my relax because I had them mostly in bed.  The doctor also tried revving up my heart rate but the Pvcs weren't as bad that way.  Have a good think on how your quality of life is going and if 1000s of missbeats are freaking you out push for a solution.
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So you had an ablation for pvcs? How are you now? My doctor said it was too dangerous and that they don't do them for pvcs.
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It seems like the cause/trigger is different for different folks.  I tried all that stuff you mentioned as well and nothing happened.  Then I tried taking supplements of Taurine and L-Arginine and the PVCs stopped after a week or 2.  That was after a year+ of 10-20k per day.  I'm continuing to take my low Metoprolol dose and the supplements because I sure as hell don't want these things to come back!

I say all that mainly to say that there are probably a few more things worth trying.  :-)
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