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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.
Children and Arrhythmia
The American Heart Association explains abnormal heart rhythmns in children, or arrhythmias in children and offers this checklist for parents of children with arrhythmias.
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.
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).
The American Heart Association explains various heart conditions, the causes, symptoms, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, and gives tools and resources for patients with cardiovascular conditions.
Types of Arrhythmia in Children
The American Heart Association explains the types of arrhythmias in children and the recommended treatments for arrhythmias in children.
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.
What is Cardiovascular Disease?
What is heart disease? The American Heart Association explains the various types of heart disease, also called coronary artery disease and coronary heart disease.
AFib Social Media Graphic Join My AFib Experience
Download this graphic explaining about joining our online community for people with atrial fibrillation, or AFib.
A Patient's Guide to Taking Warfarin
The American Heart Association explains what patient's need to know about taking warfarin.
Patient Education Resources for Healthcare Professionals
The American Heart Association helps your patients learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, HIV, hiv and your heart, tools, resources
AFib Social Media Graphic Symptoms
Download this graphic explaining the symptoms of atrial fibrillation, or AFib.
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.
Ablation for Arrhythmias
The American Heart Association explains ablative techniques used to treat certain types of arrhythmias such as radiofrequency ablation and therapeutic ablations using a transcatheter approach.
AFib Social Media Graphic Greater Risk of Stroke
Download this graphic explaining why you have a greater risk of stroke if you have atrial fibrillation, or AFib.
Other Heart Rhythm Disorders
The American Heart Association explains other rhythm disorders such as Adams-Stokes disease, bundle branch block, long Q-T syndrome, and Wolf-Parkinson-White Syndrome.