What Is a Sick Sinus Syndrome?

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asked Mar 16, 2010 by anonymous

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Sick Sinus Syndrome is a condition where the heart's natural pacemaker is not working properly.

Sinus node is in the heart's upper right chamber that have a control in the rhythm of your heart. If a person is suffering from this condition then his/her heart rhythm is going too fast or too slow.

Adults are most likely to be affected with this condition and most people who have this illness needs a pacemaker to treat the heart rhythm problems.

Here are some symptoms of Sick Sinus Syndrome:

- feeling of dizziness
- shortness in breathing
- chest pains
- fainting
- having a difficult time remembering things
- confusion
- trouble sleeping
- rapid palpitations
- slow pulse
answered Mar 16, 2010 by anonymous