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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heart_arrhythmia

Heart arrhythmia, also known as cardiac dysrhythmia or irregular heartbeat, is a group of conditions in which the heartbeat is irregular, too fast, or too slow. A heart rate that is too fast – above 100 beats per minute in adults – is called ... Arrhythmias may occur in children; however, the normal range for the heart rate is different ...

www.answers.com/Q/These_drugs_act_to_restore_normal_heart_rhythm_in_a_heart_that_has_been_skipping_beats

These drugs act to restore normal heart rhythm in a heart that has been skipping beats? These ... Is it normal for your heart to skip a beat at night? Yes. your ...

www.medicinenet.com/heart_rhythm_disorders/article.htm

Learn about heart rhythm disorders, abnormal or irregular heartbeats. ... Learn about the different types of cardiac arrhythmias and the medications used to ...

www.merckmanuals.com/home/heart-and-blood-vessel-disorders/abnormal-heart-rhythms/overview-of-abnormal-heart-rhythms

Abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias) are sequences of heartbeats that are irregular, ... Treatment involves restoring the heart to a normal rhythm and preventing ...

www.webmd.com/heart-disease/arrhythmia

Aug 24, 2017 ... A typical heart will beat at 60 to 100 times per minute. ... That's normal. ... Palpitations, or "skipped beats"; Thumping or fluttering in the chest; Sensation of the heart ... You may have these sensations and have no arrhythmias. ... It's called the sinoatrial (SA) or sinus node, and it acts like a natural pacemaker.

abcnews.go.com/Health/story?id=7422278

Apr 25, 2009 ... "Almost everybody has a palpitation or skipped heartbeat and the ... from what doctors think may have been a sudden death arrhythmia. ... These extra beats disrupt the regular heart rhythm, which normally ... if administered within 3 to 5 minutes can restore a normal heartbeat to stricken patients, said Lara.

www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/arr/treatment

Jul 1, 2011 ... Skip Navigation ... These medicines often are used to treat atrial fibrillation (AF). Some of the medicines used to restore a normal heart rhythm are ... People who have AF and some other arrhythmias may be treated with ... heart rhythm, it sends electrical pulses to prompt the heart to beat at a normal rate.

gilead.org.il/scd

Aug 9, 1995 ... Normal cardiac rhythm results from electrical impulses that start in the ... For example, a single premature beat may be perceived as a palpitation or skipped beat. .... Once an arrhythmia has been documented, it's important to try to find out ... These drugs act by suppressing the abnormal firing of pacemaker ...

kidshealth.org/en/parents/arrhythmias.html

The heart normally beats in a consistent pattern, but an arrhythmia can make it beat too ... The sinus node acts as the heart's pacemaker and makes sure the heart is ... to the heart from chest trauma or heart surgery; use of illegal drugs, alcohol, ... In these cases, the arrhythmia is only found during a physical examination or a ...