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New research suggests alcohol can trigger an irregular heartbeat

Posted at 8:05 AM, Jan 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-28 11:10:34-05

Scientists are learning more about how alcohol effects your heart.

New research from cardiologists show alcohol can trigger an irregular heartbeat.

Scientists say this can be dangerous for people who have heartbeat conditions like AFIB.

100 people with AFIB were part of the study.

Researchers say alcohol affected their heartbeat enough to trigger a serious event.

It's also the leading cause of stroke in the U.S.