What to know about heart pacemakers

A pacemaker is a device that helps keep the heart beating regularly. It can represent a life-changing treatment for heart conditions such as arrh...

March 11, 2019 by moderator with 0 comments

Todo lo que necesita saber sobre la taquicardia

La taquicardia se define como la frecuencia cardíaca más rápida de lo normal cuando estamos en reposo, normalmente superior a las 100 pulsacio...

December 19, 2018 by moderator with 0 comments

Booze may make the heart beat faster

A few years back, I was in a bar one Saturday night celebrating a friend’s birthday. Drinks were flowing — down my neck, mainly — and I...

March 21, 2018 by moderator with 0 comments

What is bigeminy?

Bigeminy is the technical term for the sensation of the heart skipping a beat, which is also sometimes described as heart palpitations or flutter...

November 19, 2017 by moderator with 0 comments

E-cigarettes may slow down your heart rate

The results of some new research, to be presented at the 2017 American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions, reveal how electronic cigar...

November 13, 2017 by moderator with 0 comments

What is a sinus arrhythmia?

A person’s heart should beat with regular intervals, much like the second hand on a clock. An arrhythmia is when there is a problem with th...

November 12, 2017 by moderator with 0 comments

Ascending aortic aneurysm: What you need to know

Ascending aortic aneurysms affect thousands of Americans annually and can be life-threatening if not monitored. An aneurysm is an expansion or bu...

September 27, 2017 by moderator with 0 comments

Everything you need to know about heart palpitations

In general, people are unaware of their heartbeat. A heart palpitation is when someone has a heightened awareness of their heartbeat because it d...

July 8, 2017 by moderator with 0 comments

Arthritis drug could cure severe heart condition

A drug currently being trialed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis has the potential to be the first ever drug to prevent aortic valve sten...

June 13, 2017 by moderator with 0 comments

Heart failure patients with cognitive impairment ‘may have worse outcomes’

New research suggests that cognitive impairment could predict worse outcomes such as readmission to hospital or death in older heart failure pati...

May 25, 2015 by moderator with 0 comments

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