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What is the cause of arrhythmia?

What is the cause of arrhythmia?

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Asked by E. Barnes, Last updated: Aug 13, 2018

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C. Reyes

C. Reyes

Answered on Jun 04, 2018

Arrhythmia refers to a faulty rhythm of the heart. Symptoms include dizziness, shortness of breath, fainting and There are five types of arrhythmia. You may have a genetic vulnerability if a close family member has suffered a sudden unexplained death.

One cause of arrhythmia is if there has been damage to the heart tissue through an illness, or from a heart attack. The cause of atrial fibrillation is over-use of alcohol or being overweight. Triggers for arrhythmia include these as well as smoking, viral illnesses, caffeine and certain over-the-counter drugs. As with other health concerns, a healthy life-style is the best way of avoiding heart problems.

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