An arrhythmia is an irregular heartbeat. Your heart may beat too quickly, too slowly or erratically. Arrhythmias are common, and even children can have them. The abnormal rhythms may be harmless or life-threatening, depending on whether the upper or lower part of the heart is affected, and how well the heart is able to continue pumping blood.
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The number of beats per minute
for a normal heart rate
American Heart Association
Graham M. Bundy, MD
Henrico Doctors' Hospital - HCA Virginia
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