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Cardiac Arrhythmia (INACTIVE)

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  • When the Lights Suddenly Go Out

    When the Lights Suddenly Go Out
    Faint, black out, swoon, pass out. They're all names for the same thing - a temporary loss of consciousness followed by a fairly rapid and complete recovery. It's frightening when it comes out of the blue, more so when it happens again and again. The...
  • Warfarin home monitoring program expanded

    Warfarin home monitoring program expanded
    If you take warfarin (Coumadin) because you have atrial fibrillation or have had a blood clot in a leg or lung, Medicare will pay for you to check your blood clotting time at home. This change may save you time and make taking warfarin safer. All...
  • Quick Guide: All About Arrhythmia

    Quick Guide: All About Arrhythmia
    Arrhythmia is a disorder that affects your heart rate (pulse) or rhythm because of malfunctioning electrical impulses. Here's a quick overview of the condition - its causes, types and symptoms. Causes Arrhythmia occurs when the electrical impulses...
  • Stroke Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

    Stroke Causes, Symptoms & Treatments
    A stroke is a life-threatening event that occurs either when a blood clot breaks and subsequently blocks an artery or blood vessel, or when blood hemorrhages into the brain due to leakage from a damaged artery. Brain cells die and brain damage occurs....
  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Congestive Heart Failure
    Congestive heart failure (CHF), aka the "failing heart," is a life-threatening disease that you can often prevent. It is a condition in which the heart doesn't work as efficiently as it should, especially when you exercise or are active. Blood returning...
  • Quick Guide: Treating Arrhythmia

    Quick Guide: Treating Arrhythmia
    Arrhythmias are abnormal heart rhythms caused by misfiring electrical impulses in the heart. The resulting heartbeat is too fast, too slow or it skips beats, causing symptoms that include dizziness and fainting. If not treated appropriately, arrhythmias...
  • From the Heart: A Caregiver's Guide

    From the Heart: A Caregiver's Guide
    The worst is over. Your loved one survived a heart attack and is back home. But getting back to normal may take some time. And depending on the severity of the attack, normal may be different than before. Being a caregiver will require time, patience and...
  • Atrial Fibrillation Can Lead to Stroke

    Atrial Fibrillation Can Lead to Stroke
    Atrial fibrillation is an abnormal heart rhythm. While it primarily affects people over 65 years old, it can be seen in all age groups, says Dr. Monica Aggarwal, a cardiologist from the Heart Center at Mercy Medical Center. • Atrial fibrillation is...
  • Jackson in Intensive Care Unit; Pop Singer in Stable Condition

    Michael Jackson remained in serious but stable condition Thursday after being admitted to the intensive care unit of a Manhattan hospital where he was being treated for a variety of medical problems. "Mr. Jackson suffered a fainting reaction possibly due...