A 32-year-old member asked:
how could a healthy person with a healthy beating heart still get arrhythmia (irregular heart beat)?
3 doctor answers
Dr. William Scott answered
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes: Many people have an irregular heartbeat that is not dangerous and not reflective of any heart disease.
Answered on Jul 26, 2014
Dr. Jay Lisker answered
20 years experience Cardiology
It happens, Verify!: While most cases of arrhythmia are not dangerous in "healthy" people, irregular heart beats may be a sign of underlying or structural heart issues and a thorough evaluation by a physician is the best way to determine heart health.
Answered on Dec 18, 2014
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