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Causes of Arrhythmias

Causes of Arrhythmias

Arrhythmias can have many causes, including coronary artery disease, heart valve defects, heart damage, medications, drug abuse, diabetes, heart infections and high blood pressure.

List of causes of Arrhythmias

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Arrhythmias) that could possibly cause Arrhythmias includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Arrhythmias

Causes of Arrhythmias (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Arrhythmias that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Arrhythmias: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Arrhythmias, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Arrhythmias:

Arrhythmias: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Arrhythmias: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Arrhythmias:

Causes of Broader Categories of Arrhythmias: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Arrhythmias as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Arrhythmias as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Arrhythmias. Our database lists the following as having Arrhythmias as a complication of that condition:

Arrhythmias as a symptom:

Conditions listing Arrhythmias as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Arrhythmias. Our database lists the following as having Arrhythmias as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Arrhythmias:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Arrhythmias as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.


Drug interactions causing Arrhythmias:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Arrhythmias as a symptom.

The list below is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Entacapone and isoproterenol interaction
  • Comtan isoproterenol interaction
  • Entacapone and epinephrine interaction
  • Comtan epinephrine interaction
  • Entacapone and ephedrine interaction
  • more interactions...»

What causes Arrhythmias?

Article excerpts about the causes of Arrhythmias:

NHLBI, Arrhythmia: NHLBI (Excerpt)

Many times, there is no recognizable cause of an arrhythmia. Heart disease may cause arrhythmias. Other causes include: stress, caffeine, tobacco, alcohol, diet pills, and cough and cold medicines. (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Arrhythmia: NHLBI)

NHLBI, Arrhythmia: NHLBI (Excerpt)

An arrhythmia may occur for one of several reasons:

  • Instead of beginning in the sinus node, the heartbeat begins in another part of the heart.
  • The sinus node develops an abnormal rate or rhythm.
  • A patient has a heart block.
(Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Arrhythmia: NHLBI)

Medical news summaries relating to Arrhythmias:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Arrhythmias:

Related information on causes of Arrhythmias:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Arrhythmias may be found in:

 

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