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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.
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.
The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
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.
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.
What is an arrhythmia? The American Heart Association explains that arrhythmia refers to any change from the normal sequence of electrical impulses, such as atrial fibrillation, bradycardia, tachycardia, conduction disorders, rhythm disorders, ventricular fibrillation, premature contractions and more.
Tachycardia | Fast Heart Rate
The American Heart Association explains tachycardia as a heartbeat that's too fast, a heart rate of more than 100 beats per minute (BPM) in adults. Learn more.
Heart Murmurs and Valve Disease
Problematic heart murmurs are most often related to defective heart valves. Learn more about ongoing care of this condition.
Living With Your Pacemaker
The American Heart Association explains why patients with arrhythmias may need a pacemaker and how a pacemaker works.
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.