holiday heart syndrome
 n.— «Sevelopment of atrial fibrillation after an episode of heavy alcohol intake is sometimes called “holiday heart syndrome.” Chronic alcohol abuse may depress the function of your heart and can lead to cardiomyopathy. Both are factors in arrhythmia development.» —“Mayo Clinic Studies Declare Atrial Fibrillation Epidemic, Find Genetic Cause” Senior Journal July 20, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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