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Dr. Charles J. Love, M.D.

Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Dr. Charles J Love M.D. is a top Cardiac Electrophysiologist in Columbus, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Charles J Love M.D. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Charles J Love M.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Charles J Love M.D. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Columbus, OH, Dr. Charles J Love M.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
36 years Experience
Dr. Charles J. Love, M.D.
  • Columbus, OH
  • Univ of Pittsburgh Sch of Med, Pittsburgh Pa
  • Accepting new patients

Can pregnancy cause changes in heartbeat?

Pregnancy can have various effects on the heart rhythm, as the hormones that rise/fall during pregnancy can have effects on the electrical conduction properties of the heart. It READ MORE
Pregnancy can have various effects on the heart rhythm, as the hormones that rise/fall during pregnancy can have effects on the electrical conduction properties of the heart. It is also possible that you have always had the substrate for the arrhythmia, and being pregnant is simply coincidental. You should be evaluated by a cardiac electrophysiologist (a cardiologist who specializes in heart rhythm issues) to be diagnosed properly. The therapy will depend on exactly what rhythm is diagnosed. You should look for a Board Certified EP, and you can search on HRSonline.org

Are there alternatives to a catheter ablation for atrioventricular reciprocating tachycardia

Ablation is the "gold standard" of therapy. It is very safe, and it is curative. The risk of a bad outcome is generally less than 1%. The alternative is life-long medication to READ MORE
Ablation is the "gold standard" of therapy. It is very safe, and it is curative. The risk of a bad outcome is generally less than 1%. The alternative is life-long medication to control the rhythm. Medication does not cure it, as it is only suppressive (if it works).

My mother is suffering from rapid heartbeat. What is the treatment?

The best thing to do is to get a referral to a cardiologist, and if possible, one who specializes in heart rhythm problems. These are known as Cardiac Electrophysiologists. This READ MORE
The best thing to do is to get a referral to a cardiologist, and if possible, one who specializes in heart rhythm problems. These are known as Cardiac Electrophysiologists. This type of doctor can diagnose, and then recommend the proper treatment for the condition. A good resource is HRSonline.org. This is the professional association of
Electrophysiologists, and you can search for one in your area.

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