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Will hypovolemia cause atrial fibrillation?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: It can

The stress of hypovolemia can trigger reflex tachycardia and atrial fibrillation, especially in a diseased heart.

In brief: It can

The stress of hypovolemia can trigger reflex tachycardia and atrial fibrillation, especially in a diseased heart.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Generally no

But anyone who is vulnerable for having afib is more at risk with hypovolemia due to increased heart rates and possible electrolyte disturbance.

In brief: Generally no

But anyone who is vulnerable for having afib is more at risk with hypovolemia due to increased heart rates and possible electrolyte disturbance.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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