Results for ' arrhythmia'
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.
AFib Social Media Graphic Join My AFib Experience
Download this graphic explaining about joining our online community for people with atrial fibrillation, or AFib.
AFib Social Media Graphic Symptoms
Download this graphic explaining the symptoms of atrial fibrillation, or AFib.
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.
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.
"Innocent" Heart Murmur
Although some heart murmurs do indicate heart valve problems, many heart murmurs are considered to be ?innocent? or harmless. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.
Tachycardia | Fast Heart Rate
The American Heart Association explains tachycardia as a heartbeat that's too fast, a heart rate of more than 100 beats per minute (BPM) in adults. Learn more.