A 32-year-old member asked:
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how could a healthy person with a healthy beating heart still get arrhythmia (irregular heart beat)?

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Dr. William Scott
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
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Dr. Jay Lisker
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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Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Can get an : arrhythmia even if you are healthy. It is caused by an irregularity in the electrical conductivity in the heart..
Answered on Mar 2, 2017
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle commented
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Have had PVC'S since age 37 or so, 72 & still here & still have them.
Jul 26, 2014

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