holiday heart


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Atrial fibrillation or flutter that occurs
(1) in Holiday heart syndrome, see there
(2) As a startle response to loud noises—e.g., firecrackers on July 4th, the US day of Independence

holiday heart

A Fib or flutter that follows
1. Binge alcohol abuse  or.
2. loud noises–eg, firecrackers on July 4th, the US day of Independence.
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The association between excess alcohol consumption during the holidays and increased risk for heart attack and stroke is so often observed that it has been called the holiday heart syndrome," says Maurizio Fava, Executive Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at MGH.