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A second-degree heart block may cause the heart to skip a beat or beats, explains the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. It also makes a patient feel dizzy or faint. More »

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An irregular heart beat is associated with health issues such as heart disease, an imbalance of electrolytes in the blood, changes in the heart muscle or an injury caused by a heart attack. However, there are many caused... More »

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Symptoms of heart blockage include fainting, light-headedness, fatigue and chest pain, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. First-degree heart block may not cause symptoms and is common in highly t... More »

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