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Results for ' arrhythmia'
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  • 21. Common Tests for Arrhythmia The American Heart Association explains the common tests that can help your doctor diagnose an arrhythmia or irregular heart rhythmn.
  • 22. Cardioversion The American Heart Association explains cardioversion, why people have cardioversion, the risks, preparation and what happens before, during and after this text.
  • 23. 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.
  • 24. Conduction Disorders The American Heart Association explains conduction disorders. You can have a conduction disorder without having an arrhythmia, but some arrhythmias arise from conduction disorders.
  • 25. Heart Murmurs and Valve Disease Problematic heart murmurs are most often related to defective heart valves. Learn more about ongoing care of this condition.
  • 26. Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Cardiovascular Conditions The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets that cover a range of cardiovascular conditions including angina, arrhythmia, atrial fibrilation, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart attack and heart failure.
  • 27. Arrhythmia What is an arrhythmia? The American Heart Association has information about Atrial Fibrillation, quivering heart, Bradycardia, slow heart rate, Premature contraction, Tachycardia, fast beat, Ventricular Fibrillation, fluttering heart, Rhythm Disorders, treatment of arrhythmia, symptoms of arrhythmia, diagnosis of arrhythmia, monitoring the heart, and much more.
  • 28. 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.
  • 29. Treating Arrhythmias in Children The American Heart Association explains some of the treatments for children with abnormal heart rhythms or arrhythmias.
  • 30. 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.


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We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

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American Heart Association
2015-2016 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%