In people with heart block the electrical pulses that control the heart rate are partially or completely blocked, causing the heart to beat more slowly and sometimes this may also cause heart to miss or skip beats. What one needs is a pacemaker which sends electrical impulses to the heart thereby regulating the heart beat.
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