cardiac arrhythmia

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car·di·ac dys·rhyth·mi·a

any abnormality in the rate, regularity, or sequence of cardiac activation.

cardiac arrhythmia

Cardiology Any defect in the heart's electrical activity, which may be detectable only by EKG, or manifest as an abnormality in rate, rhythm, or sequence of cardiac events Clinical From asymptomatic to palpitations, syncope, etc

car·di·ac dys·rhyth·mi·a

(kahr'dē-ak dis-ridh'mē-ă)
Any abnormality in the rate, regularity, or sequence of cardiac activation.

Cardiac arrhythmia

An irregular heart rate or rhythm.
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The study also found that people whose partners seemed healthy in the month before the death were 57 percent more likely to develop an irregular heartbeat. No such increased risk was found among people whose partners were not healthy and in which the death was not unexpected.
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Those that worked out intensely--more than five Hours a week at the age of 30--were 19% more likely to have an irregular heartbeat by the time they turned 60 than the men who exercised less than one hour per week.
The study showed that PM2.5 is clearly linked to a heightened risk of irregular heart rhythms, irregular heartbeat (atrial fibrillation) and blood clots in the lungs (pulmonary embolism).
It was after he had ridden the seven-year-old back to the anxious trainer for further examination near the stables area that an irregular heartbeat was found.
An irregular heartbeat can manifest itself at any time and may occur only a couple of times a month.
After one year, there was no difference in irregular heartbeats between the two groups.
HUNDREDS of thousands of Britons with an irregular heartbeat could have their chance of blood clots and stroke significantly cut thanks to a drug, researchers said last night.
Drinking more than 10 alcoholic drinks a week or four cups of strong coffee each day can increase the risk of developing an irregular heartbeat, according to two studies presented at the European Society of Cardiology congress.
DENMAN is set to undergo tests after the Cheltenham Gold Cup winner was found to be suffering from an irregular heartbeat.