A normal resting heartbeat should be steady and regular, between 60-100 beats per minute. Arrhythmia is a cardiovascular issue in which your heart beats too slowly, too quickly, or at an irregular rhythm. It’s actually quite common.
Arrhythmias can originate from a number of root causes, and while it is a benign issue in some cases, it can also lead to life-threatening complications such as stroke or heart failure.
Some symptoms of arrhythmia include:
In some cases, there are no signs of arrhythmia until your cardiologist informs you that you have one. That’s why it is important to keep routine appointments and testing.