Heart block

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What is heart block?

Heart block is a delay in or absence of electrical conduction from the atria to the ventricles in the heart. The severity of the conduction abnormality is described in degrees: first-degree; second-degree, type I or type II, and third-degree (complete) heart block.

Common symptoms reported by people with heart block

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for heart block

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Compare treatments taken by people with heart block

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Who has heart block on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 82 say heart block is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 14
30s 18
40s 23
50s 42
60s 66
70+ 66
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 9
20-29 years 5
30-39 years 9
40-49 years 13
50-59 years 24
60-69 years 6
70+ years 3

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 95
Female 135

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 106
Not Diagnosed 5

These charts show data from heart block patients who have completed their condition history
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