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Causes of Arrhythmia

Many conditions, activities and substances can potentially cause or lead to arrhythmia, including:

  • Genetics - being born with a heart abnormality
  • Heart disease
  • Changes in the heart muscle, or cardiomyopathy
  • Valve disorders
  • Injury or scarring due to heart attack
  • Healing process following heart surgery
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Electrolyte imbalances in the blood (such as sodium or potassium)
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Stress
  • Excessive caffeine or alcohol intake
  • Smoking
  • Drug abuse
  • Dietary supplements
  • Over-the-counter medications (such as cough/cold remedies)
  • Prescription drugs, including some medications commonly prescribed for arrhythmias, heart disease and high blood pressure
  • Environmental/workplace exposures (such as industrial-plant pollution, automobile emissions, cigarette smoke, propane gas or paint thinners)

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