Irregular heartbeat

Irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia [uh-RITH-mee-uh]). Arrhythmias are problems with the rate or rhythm of your heartbeat. Your heart may beat too fast, too slow, or with an irregular rhythm. Changes in heartbeats are harmless for most people. As you get older, you are more likely to have arrhythmias ...1

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Diagnosis of Irregular heartbeat

Problems with a rapid or irregular heartbeat are much more common in older adults than younger people and need to be treated. See a doctor if you feel a fluttering in your chest or have the feeling that your heart ...2

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Causes List for Irregular heartbeat

Possible causes of Irregular heartbeat (or similar symptoms) may include:3

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  1. Source: OWH (DHHS): heart-disease-and-stroke/ heart-disease/ heart-disease-and-women
  2. Source: NIA (NIH): health/ heart-health
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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