A 46-year-old member asked:
Could too much exercise cause a heart flutter?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Maybe, but....: As a general rule, exercise is more likely to reveal an underlying heart problem that was already there than to cause a heart problem.
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Cardiology 19 years experience
New data: There is new data that suggests that long term endurance athletes are at increased risk for atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter later in life, possibly due to stretching of the top chambers of the heart. But this is far from conclusive, and a healthy lifestyle is still known as the best way to prevent heart disease.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
When should a heart flutter be a cause for concern?
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Cardiology 37 years experience
Heart flutter: It depends under what circumstances they occur and if you have a history of heart disease. Start with a visit to your primary care md and then proceed on to a cardiologist if appropriate.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
What is the most common cause of heart flutter?
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Cardiology 33 years experience
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