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What are the Symptoms of Cardiac Arrhythmia?

What are the Symptoms of Cardiac Arrhythmia?

It may not be so romantic to feel a fluttering in your heart. Your heart is skipping a beat. It's racing out of control. It's fluttering like the wings of a butterfly. This could be the beginning of a romance …

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5 Smart Ways to Protect Your Heart

5 Smart Ways to Protect Your Heart

It's the only heart you have, so protect it with these lifestyle choices. Living heart healthy is easier than you think. Follow our five simple suggestions and you will be on your way to strengthening and protecting your heart. 1. …

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5 Goals for Heart Healthy Eating

5 Goals for Heart Healthy Eating

Heart disease is the number-one killer of men and women in the U.S., but a healthy diet can help reduce your risk in five ways. Food has a huge effect on the heart. A healthy diet of whole grains, fruits, …

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A Healthy Heart for Your Valentine

A Healthy Heart for Your Valentine

Skip the heart-shaped chocolates this Valentine’s Day and give yourself and your sweetheart healthier hearts. This holiday is a great opportunity to show your loved ones how much you appreciate them by committing to stay heart healthy! High cholesterol, obesity, …

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Strategies for Preventing Heart Disease at Any Age

Strategies for Preventing Heart Disease at Any Age

Whether you’re 21 or 63, you hold the future of your heart in your hands. Make smart choices today. February is American Heart Month – an excellent time to evaluate your lifestyle and ensure that you are making heart-healthy choices …

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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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Importance of Cardiac Rehab

Importance of Cardiac Rehab

Cardiac Rehabilitation is an important program to help heart patients recover and regain quality of life. Heart patients who have suffered with heart attack or angina or have had heart procedures such as bypass surgery, stents or transplants may benefit …

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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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5 Signs It’s More Serious Than Heartburn

5 Signs It’s More Serious Than Heartburn

Heartburn can feel very similar to chest pain that is a sign of a heart attack—knowing the difference can save your life! Heartburn, which is caused by stomach acid flowing back up into the esophagus, is a burning sensation in …

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