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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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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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Types of Arrhythmias

Types of Arrhythmias

An arrhythmia is an abnormality of the heart rate or rhythm, such as beating too slow, too fast or irregularly. There are many different types of arrhythmias, and some are more dangerous than others. To learn more about arrhythmias and …

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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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