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Does binge drinking have an effect on your heart?
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Dr. Alexander Schermer
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Yes
There is a phenomenon called "holiday heart syndrome" where binge drinking causes abnormal heart rhythms.

In brief: Yes
There is a phenomenon called "holiday heart syndrome" where binge drinking causes abnormal heart rhythms.
Dr. Alexander Schermer
Dr. Alexander Schermer
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine
In brief: Yes
In fact doctors used to call the mini-epidemic of people with heart rhythm disturbances (svt, atrial fibrillation) that they saw in their ers after heavy drinking "holiday heart.
" when the binges become frequent and closer together, it can cause alcoholic cardiomyopathy, an irreversible form of heart failure that often results in severe disability and early death.

In brief: Yes
In fact doctors used to call the mini-epidemic of people with heart rhythm disturbances (svt, atrial fibrillation) that they saw in their ers after heavy drinking "holiday heart.
" when the binges become frequent and closer together, it can cause alcoholic cardiomyopathy, an irreversible form of heart failure that often results in severe disability and early death.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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