The heart needs to work consistently to keep blood flowing throughout the body. A normal heartbeat is important to ensure the cardiovascular system can supply all parts of the body with sufficient blood. Sometimes, however, a problem occurs with the heart’s normal rhythm.
In these cases, the patient may experience what is known as an arrhythmia.
This is a common symptom that can sometimes signal something serious.
It is advisable to seek medical attention when arrhythmias become frequent or severe, but in mild cases, a few home remedies could be helpful too. …
The cardiovascular system plays a crucial role in a person’s well-being. When problems develop in the cardiovascular system, a person can be at risk of several serious complications. For instance, a cardiac event, such as a heart attack, can lead to premature death. However, some patients are able to benefit from wearing a cardiac event monitor.
These portable devices are helpful in the diagnosis of various heart diseases. They can also help to ensure patients get the appropriate treatment for their condition.
In this post, we take a look at what a cardiac event monitor is. We consider who should…
Even though the heart is strong and powerful, it’s still susceptible to various problems that affect different aspects of its function. One of these problems is bradycardia. Chances are high you’ve already heard or read a thing or two about this condition. However, it’s important to learn as much as possible about this heart-related issue. Scroll down to see what bradycardia is and how to live with it.
Bradycardia is a slower heart rate than normal. A person’s heart rate is determined by the number of beats per minute and a healthy rest heart rate has between 60 and 100.
Have you ever experienced a panic attack? If your answer is yes, then you’ve already felt how your heart rate increases during one. However, the irregular heartbeat and other similar symptoms may confuse AFib with Anxiety. So, is this afib or anxiety? How to differentiate between AFib and panic attacks?
Typically, panic attacks are associated with cumulus of symptoms familiar to those who have suffered from them. Between the familiar symptoms, you can mention irregular heartbeat, accompanied by sweaty palms, muscle tension, and chest pain that causes some respiratory difficulties. …
Among the most common diseases that go unidentified in individuals is arrhythmia. Arrhythmia refers to an irregularity in an individual’s heartbeat. It comes in many different types, but the one most prevalent in men and women is Atrial Fibrillation (AFib).
Luckily, AFib is relatively simple to treat. However, you should note that there are some differences in how AFib appears in men and women. To find out more about these, keep reading!
Atrial fibrillation is an irregular and rapid heart rate that can result in several different complications. …
One of the most common issues that individuals experience and often ignore is heart palpitations. Heart palpitations primarily refer to the feeling of having a heart that beats fast and irregularly. People often describe it as experience a fluttering or pounding sensation. Several different causes can initiate palpitations. These causes include stress, exercise, medication, or an external medical condition that can trigger.
In most cases, these palpitations are usually harmless, but at certain times they can be symptoms of a more serious heart condition known as an arrhythmia that might require treatment.
The sweaty palms and rapid heartbeat does seem terrifying. All the excessive sweating soaks through the clothes and drips off the palms. But, besides the inconvenience and bad odor, there is nothing to worry about. The truth is, you are experiencing hyperhidrosis, and you are not alone.
In fact, over 7.8 million people in the U.S. have hyperhidrosis, statistics show. That’s around 2.8% of the total population. The condition is more prevalent in females, with 47.5% of the affected being women and 28.6% men.
If you want to better understand this condition, you’ve come to the right place. This is…
Have you ever felt weird sensations in the chest, but couldn’t quite tell what was wrong? All that unfamiliar pounding and fluttering can be a little shocking.
According to Dr. Pugazhendhi Vijayaraman, an expert cardiac electrophysiologist, some patients tend to feel these weird sensations even across the throat and neck. The question is, what could these sensations actually mean. Can that warm feeling in the chest turn into a more serious health problem?
Here, we will answer all your questions. We compiled the most prevalent heart palpitations that could indicate why you have these sensations.
In many cases, the palpitations…
Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is becoming a common health issue for more and more people. Early diagnosis and treatment can help prevent serious complications that can happen because of it. But to properly treat it, your doctor first needs to identify the exact condition you have from all types of atrial fibrillation that you are dealing with.
And so, today, we are here to discuss the different types of AFib. You may be wondering — are there two types of AFib or more? But most importantly, we will be discussing the treatment options for each of these forms of AFib.
Like many other health issues, atrial fibrillation (AFib) too can be efficiently managed by a healthy diet. Note that neither diet plan will help you cure AFib. But many of these diet plans can help reduce the number of AFib episodes.
Now the question is — Which diet plan should you choose? Is the keto diet a good choice? You would think that, knowing the long line of health benefits that are to come. But doctors do not seem so sure when it comes to recommending keto to their patients. Apparently, AFib and keto are not a good match. …
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