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Why does my heart beat faster when I drink alcohol?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Drinking alcohol can cause the heart rate to speed up. In this video, Dr. Oz explains what may be causing a racing heartbeat after drinking.

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