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Many years ago I had a common cold with exceptional tiredness and occasional irregular pulse. This led me to consult a doctor, who turned out to be my former student. After a careful clinical examination and studying the electrocardiogram (ECG) the doctor explained that the results were normal and there were only a few benign extrasystoles seen in the ECG. Suddenly, the tiredness went away and I felt well again (Puustinen and Louhiala 2013).
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