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irregular heart rhythm

Risk of irregular heart rhythm rises with weight and age: study

11 months, 18 days ago
The risk of developing an irregular heart rhythm increases as people age and become overweight or obese, spiking after age 50 for men and age 60 for women, a recent study suggests. Researchers examined data on almost 80,000 people, ages…

Chocolate tied to decreased risk of irregular heart rhythm

1 year, 4 months ago
NEW YORK: Eating a small amount of chocolate every week or so may decrease the risk of a common and serious type of irregular heart rhythm, according to a new study of people in Denmark. People who ate chocolate one to three times per…