What causes a person's heart to flutter?
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Heart diseases or problems that can cause atrial flutter include: Ischemia : Lower blood flow to the heart due to coronary heart disease, hardening of the arteries, or a blood clot. ... Cardiomyopathy : Disease of the heart muscle. Abnormal heart valves: Especially the mitral valve.