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Ectopic Heartbeat - Glossary

Last Updated on Jan 28, 2020
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Beta-blockers: are medications used to treat high blood pressure.
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Calcium-channel blockers: are medications that reduce electrical conduction in the heart and dilate arteries. This reduces blood pressure.

Ventricular tachycardia: refers to a pulse rate of more than 100bpm with at least three irregular heartbeats continuously.

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