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What is the rate of incidence for arrhythmia?

Arrhythmia is common in millions of Americans. Many people may experience an irregular heartbeat or heart palpitation, although this is often not a serious or even a chronic condition. For example, about 2.2 million Americans have atrial fibrillation, one type of arrhythmia. For millions of others, especially older people with a history of heart disease, an arrhythmia can lead to serious complications and require medical treatment. With proper treatment, millions continue to live full, healthy lives.

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