Sinus Node Disease

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Definition

Sinus Node Disease is a disorder affecting the heart rhythm due to the sinus node in the heart.

Diagnosis

Diagnosis is made through the use of physical examination and undergoing imaging tests such as MRI, CT Scan and undergoing EEG and ECG.

Treatment

Treatment includes administration of medications designed to alleviate the heart palpitations and the use of artificial pacemakers.

Symptoms and Signs

Symptoms includes slow to rapid heart beats, palpitations, fainting, anxiety, dizziness, and heart arrhythmias.

Causes

Sinus Node Disease is caused by the Sinus nodes that develop in the heart due to mutations of the genes.

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