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Gerry's Story: Know Your Risk
Gerry Turer's Story: Know Your Risk
The American Heart Association explains cardioversion, why people have cardioversion, the risks, preparation and what happens before, during and after this text.
Arrhythmia Personal Stories
The American Heart Association offersthese inspirational stories from survivors of arrhythmias.
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.
The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
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).
Why Arrhythmia Matters
The American Heart Association explains that Arrhythmias can cause serious medical emergencies such as cardiac arrest and stroke.
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.
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).
The American Heart Association explains conduction disorders. You can have a conduction disorder without having an arrhythmia, but some arrhythmias arise from conduction disorders.