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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.
  • 11. 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.
  • 12. 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).
  • 13. Conduction Disorders The American Heart Association explains conduction disorders. You can have a conduction disorder without having an arrhythmia, but some arrhythmias arise from conduction disorders.
  • 14. AFib Social Media Graphic Join My AFib Experience Download this graphic explaining about joining our online community for people with atrial fibrillation, or AFib.
  • 15. AFib Social Media Graphic Symptoms Download this graphic explaining the symptoms of atrial fibrillation, or AFib.
  • 16. 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.
  • 17. 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.
  • 18. 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.
  • 19. 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.
  • 20. 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.
  • 21. "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.
  • 22. 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.
  • 23. Common Tests for Arrhythmia The American Heart Association explains the common tests that can help your doctor diagnose an arrhythmia or irregular heart rhythmn.
  • 24. About Arrhythmia What is an arrhythmia? The American Heart Association explains that arrhythmia refers to any change from the normal sequence of electrical impulses, such as atrial fibrillation, bradycardia, tachycardia, conduction disorders, rhythm disorders, ventricular fibrillation, premature contractions and more.
  • 25. Conditions 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.
  • 26. Treating Arrhythmias in Children The American Heart Association explains some of the treatments for children with abnormal heart rhythms or arrhythmias.
  • 27. Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Cardiovascular Conditions The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets that cover a range of cardiovascular conditions including angina, arrhythmia, atrial fibrilation, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart attack and heart failure.
  • 28. Living With Your Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) The American Heart Association understands that living with an ICD can be scary. Learn these tips to living with your ICD.
  • 29. AFib Social Media Graphic Kenley Jansen story Download this graphic about Kenley Jansen's diagnosis of atrial fibrillation, or AFib.
  • 30. AFib Social Media Graphic Hidden Risks Download this graphic explaining the hidden risks of atrial fibrillation, or AFib.


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