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Heart arrhythmia

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Heart Arrhythmia | Causes, Symptoms & Treatment | Dr. Kapil Kumawat

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Abnormal Heart Rhythms (Arrhythmia)

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What is arrhythmia and what causes it?

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Have an Irregular Heart Rhythm? Here Are Ways to Get Your Heart Back On Track

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Heart Arrhythmia: Causes, symptoms, types, & treatment | Dr. Kapil Kumawat

Arrhythmia, also known as cardiac arrhythmia or heart arrhythmia, is a group of conditions in which the heartbeat is irregular, too fast, or too slow. The heart rate that is too fast – above 100 beats per minute in adults – is called tachycardia, and a heart rate that is too slow – below 60 beats per minute – is called bradycardia. Some types of arrhythmias have no symptoms. Symptoms when present may include palpitations or feeling a pause between heartbeats. In more serious cases, there may be lightheadedness, passing out, shortness of breath or chest pain. While most types of arrhythmia are not serious, some predispose a person to complications such as stroke or heart failure. Others may result in sudden death.
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