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  • 11. Children and Arrhythmia The American Heart Association explains abnormal heart rhythmns in children, or arrhythmias in children and offers this checklist for parents of children with arrhythmias.
  • 12. Heart Murmurs and Valve Disease Problematic heart murmurs are most often related to defective heart valves. Learn more about ongoing care of this condition.
  • 13. Living With Your Pacemaker The American Heart Association explains why patients with arrhythmias may need a pacemaker and how a pacemaker works.
  • 14. Prevention & Treatment of Arrhythmia The American Heart Association explains how to treat an arrhythmia including medications for arrhythmia, monitoring your pulse or heart rate, devices used to treat arrhythmias and the substances to avoid that might cause an arrhythmia.
  • 15. 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).
  • 16. 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.
  • 17. Types of Arrhythmia in Children The American Heart Association explains the types of arrhythmias in children and the recommended treatments for arrhythmias in children.
  • 18. Why Arrhythmia Matters The American Heart Association explains that Arrhythmias can cause serious medical emergencies such as cardiac arrest and stroke.
  • 19. AFib Social Media Graphic Stroke and HF Risk Download this graphic showing greater risk of stroke and heart failure if you have atrial fibrillation, or AFib.
  • 20. Premature Contractions - PACs and PVCs A premature contraction feels like your heart "skipped a beat." Premature atrial contractions (PACs) start in the upper chambers of the heart (atria). Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) start in the lower chambers of the heart (ventricles).


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