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A Heart Attack, Atrial Fibrillation or PAC?
Peter Culver began to notice fluttering sensations in his chest, especially when he was lying down at night just before falling asleep. Fearing he was on the verge of a heart attack, he made an appointment with his physician right away.
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.
Devices that may Interfere with Pacemakers
The American Heart Association explains the various devices that may interfere with the use of a pacemaker.
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
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.
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.
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.