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how do abnormal heart rhythms occur in the body?

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Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Abnormal heartrhythm: The major reason for abnormal heart rhythm happens because of automaticity in the heart cells, this can happen when cells get abnormally excited from various reasons.
Answered on Jul 7, 2015
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