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Smoking and Tobacco

Heart arythmia

06/21/2002

Question:

After twice reducing the number of smoked sigarettes a day I feel hard heartbeating and alteration of heart rythm (extra-systals), which influence my working activity and sleeping. As I am pregnant I can`t use anti-arythmic medicines. Is there a way out?

Answer:

These symptoms are not generally related to smoking cessation; please check with your doctor for evaluation.

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Response by:

Jerry   Friemoth, MD Jerry Friemoth, MD
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati