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Atrioventricular block is when the electrical signals from the heart’s upper chambers are delayed or stopped from going on its way to the lower chambers which can result in a slower heart rate. It is possible to experience mild atrioventricular block during intensive exercise, but it is more likely to happen in older patients.
Atrioventricular block can caused by the following
Symptoms that come with atrioventricular block depend on the severity of the block. Some of the symptoms include
Imaging and Diagnostics:
There are many ways for the doctor to diagnose atrioventricular block by using imaging tests to diagnose the heart condition. Listed below are imaging tests the doctor may have performed on the patient to properly diagnose atrioventricular block
The treatment of atrioventricular block will vary based on the severity of the atrioventricular block. Treatment methods the doctor may suggest include