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An arrhythmia is an abnormal heart rhythm that can result from many causes. An arrhythmia increases your risk of a heart attack. If you have a heart condition, you know how important it is to feel like you understand what your condition really means for your daily life. With one of the top heart programs in the U.S., our team has experts who have pioneered some of the newest advances in treating arrhythmias.
When your heart’s electrical impulses misfire, your heart will not pump correctly. This causes heart rhythm problems, or arrhythmia. A heart that beats too slowly, quickly or irregularly may suddenly stop, causing sudden cardiac arrest. Arrhythmia affects millions of people, but even the most serious arrhythmia can often be successfully treated.