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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.
Atrial Fibrillation (AF or AFib)
What is atrial fibrillation? Atrial fibrillation, also called afib or af, is a quivering heartbeat or irregular heartbeat that can lead to stroke and other heart-related complications. The American Heart Association explains your risk for atrial fibrillation or afib, the symptoms of atrial fibrillation or afib, diagnosis of atrial fibrillation or afib, treatment of atrial fibrillation or afib, and much more.
Heart Valve Terms and Related Conditions
As you prepare for heart valve testing for a complete diagnosis, here are some terms and related conditions you may find helpful
More Cardiovascular Conditions
The American Heart Association helps you learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, heart valve disease, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, tools, resources
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.
Understanding Heart Valve Problems and Causes
Many heart valve problems can be identified by the presence of a murmur. This can indicate valve problems such as stenosis, regurgitation, prolapse and atresia.
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.
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.