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Diagnosing & Treating Arrhythmias

Diagnosing & Treating Arrhythmias

Arrhythmias are most commonly diagnosed with the use of electrocardiograms (EKGs) or with Holter Monitors or Event Recorders, which are portable electrocardiogram devices. These heart monitoring tests—accompanied by a physical examination, and sometimes x-rays and blood work—help a doctor in …

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What Is A-Fib?|

What Is A-Fib?|

Atrial Fibrillation, or A-Fib, is an abnormal heart rhythm, which can lead to serious health problems down the line. A-Fib can affect the “pumping” function of the heart, which can lead to stagnant blood flow and can potentially result in …

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All About Arrhythmias

All About Arrhythmias

An arrhythmia is a condition characterized by an abnormality in the heart rate or rhythm. Arrhythmias can vary in their severity and can be caused by variety of factors. Some arrhythmias may be congenital (present at birth) or they may …

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What Is Electrophysiology?

What Is Electrophysiology?

Electro what? Electrophysiology. It’s the study of the electrical system of the heart. The electrical impulses of your heart keep it pumping at a steady pace to supply blood throughout your body. Your heart contains special cells that set the …

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What You Should Know About Afib!

What You Should Know About Afib!

Afib isn’t a small lie; it’s atrial fibrillation. Both are small things that can have a big impact on your life.  Atrial fibrillation is an arrhythmia of the heart. That means your heartbeat is irregular. Of all the types of …

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It’s Electric! What You Need to Know about Your Heart’s Electrical System

It’s Electric! What You Need to Know about Your Heart’s Electrical System

  It’s electric! Your heart, that is. The central blood pumping station of your body is really a system of electrical impulses. The official name for the system is the cardiac conduction system. There are three main sections to this …

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All about Arrhythmias

All about Arrhythmias

Your heart controls the circulation of blood throughout your body. It continually pumps blood that carries oxygen to your extremities in a methodical manner. Your heart beats according to fairly precise schedule, your heart rate changes according to activity level …

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