Atrial Flutter

About- Atrial flutter is a type of heart rhythm disorder where heart's upper chambers (atria) beat too quickly which causes the heart to beat in a fast, regular rhythm.

Symptoms-
 Heart palpitations 
 A fast, steady pulse
 Shortness of breath
 Pain, pressure, tightness, or discomfort in the chest
 Dizziness, lightheadedness, or Fainting
 Fatigue which can affect daily activities
 
Causes-
Atrial flutter is caused by problems in the heart's electrical system.
 
Several Risk Factors
 Heart failure
 Previous heart attack
 Open-heart surgery
 Acquired or congenital valve abnormalities
 High Blood Pressure
 Thyroid dysfunction
 Alcoholism
 Chronic lung disease
 Diabetes
 
Specialists to Visit
 Cardiologist
 General Physician

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.bhf.org.uk
https://www.hrsonline.org
 

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