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Results for ' arrhythmia'
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  • 21. Bradycardia | Slow Heart Rate The American Heart Association explains bradycardia as the medical term for a heart rate that's too slow, a heart rate of less than 60 beats per minute (BPM) in adults.
  • 22. A Patient's Guide to Taking Warfarin The American Heart Association explains what patient's need to know about taking warfarin.
  • 23. Conditions The American Heart Association explains various heart conditions, the causes, symptoms, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, and gives tools and resources for patients with cardiovascular conditions.
  • 24. Heart Valve Problems and Causes If you?re seeking to better understand a heart valve problem, the American Heart Association can help. Learn about potential problems and causes of heart valve issues.
  • 25. Other Rhythm Disorders The American Heart Association explains other rhythmn disorder such as Adams-Stokes disease, bundle branch block, long Q-T syndrome, and Wolf-Parkinson-White Syndrome. syncope.
  • 26. Premature Contractions A premature contraction feels like your heart "skipped a beat."
  • 27. Ventricular Fibrillation The American Heart Association explains ventricular fibrillation or v-fib as the most serious cardiac rhythm disturbance. The lower chambers quiver and the heart can't pump any blood, causing cardiac arrest.
  • 28. Devices that may Interfere with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs) The American Heart Association explains the various devices that may interfere with the use of an implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD).
  • 29. Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
  • 30. Symptoms, Diagnosis & Monitoring of Arrhythmia The American Heart Association helps you understand the causes of abnormal heart rhythms or arrhythmias, signs of an arrhythmia, how an arrhythmia is diagnosed and how to monitor arrhythmias.


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