Sports may soon be an option for children with heart disorder, study says

April 21, 2015 5:22 PM

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Sports may soon be an option for children with heart disorder, study says

Competitive sports currently aren’t an option for children with Long QT syndrome, a heart rhythm disorder, but a new study has found that athletic participation may be safer for these children than originally thought, MyFoxDetroit.com reported.

Long QT syndrome, an inherited arrhythmia disorder, can potentially cause fast, chaotic heartbeats, which may trigger a sudden fainting spell or seizure, according to the Mayo Clinic.

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