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Extra Heart Beats (PVCs)

Extra Heart Beats (PVCs)

To Carol in Florida: Premature ventricular complexes (PVCs) are extra heart beats coming early from the bottom chambers of the heart, the ventricles. In people with normal hearts, they are annoying but of no significance and do not cause sudden death, heart attacks, or strokes. I spend a lot of time reassuring patients they have […] ... More