Arrhythmia or dysrhythmia is an irregular heartbeat or rhythm. There are many kinds. Some of the most common are:
You may have one of the following problems if has extra beats.
You may need treatment or observation. Often, no treatment is needed.
Atrial fibrillation can cause heart failure.
You may have one of the following problems if your heart is beating too fast.
Ventricular fibrillation is a life-threatening problem.
You may have one of the following problems if your heart is beating too slowly.
A slow heart rate does not necessarily mean you have an abnormal heart.
Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Helping Your Heart, fourth edition, cvs-ahc-90648
Allina Health's Patient Education Department
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