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  • 1. Gerry's Story: Know Your Risk Gerry Turer's Story: Know Your Risk
  • 2. Cardioversion The American Heart Association explains cardioversion, why people have cardioversion, the risks, preparation and what happens before, during and after this text.
  • 3. Devices that may Interfere with Pacemakers The American Heart Association explains the various devices that may interfere with the use of a pacemaker.
  • 4. 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
  • 5. Arrhythmia Personal Stories The American Heart Association offersthese inspirational stories from survivors of arrhythmias.
  • 6. 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.
  • 7. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
  • 8. Ventricular Fibrillation 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.
  • 9. 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).
  • 10. Why Arrhythmia Matters The American Heart Association explains that Arrhythmias can cause serious medical emergencies such as cardiac arrest and stroke.


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