11 Common Causes of an Irregular Heartbeat

Normally, your heart keeps a steady, regular rhythm that’s between 60 to 100 beats per minute. If you have an irregular heartbeat, your heart might be beating faster or slower than this. You could also feel that your heart has skipped a beat, or you may notice extra beats that are out of rhythm. What …

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10 Heart-stopping Symptoms of Irregular Heartbeat

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About 5% of the United States population has an arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeat. Also called dysrhythmia, arrhythmia can mean the heart beats too slowly (bradycardia), too quickly (tachycardia), or simply irregularly, as is the case with atrial fibrillation (AF or AFib) where two upper chambers of the heart (atria) quiver. Left untreated, an irregular heartbeat …

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