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Do You Know What’s An Abnormal ECG?

December 30, 2020

It can be a concern for you and your physician if your ECG results are abnormal. And interpreting an abnormal ECG interpretation is as much an art as it is a science. What is an Abnormal ECG? Before understanding the term abnormal ECG, let’s dig into whats an ECG. Our hearts run on electrical impulses. … Continue reading “Do You Know What’s An Abnormal ECG?”

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Can Gas Cause Chest Pain?

December 15, 2020

It is normal to pass gas around ten to twenty times a day, but at the same time, if you feel chest pain after having a meal, you should get a little worried. That is because if it was only gas, shouldn’t you feel the pain in your gut and not near your heart? Although … Continue reading “Can Gas Cause Chest Pain?”

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Why Does Your Heart Rate Increase During Exercise?

November 30, 2020

Heart disease is known as one of the world’s most famous killer for both men and women. However, steps can help you reduce the risk of developing heart disease, and exercise is one of them. Exercise can help you stay healthy, reduce heart disease risks, and help you maintain a healthy lifestyle. How Does Exercise … Continue reading “Why Does Your Heart Rate Increase During Exercise?”

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What is Sinus Arrhythmia?

November 15, 2020

An Overview Arrhythmia is when you have an abnormal heartbeat pattern. On the other hand, sinus arrhythmia is an irregular heartbeat pattern that is either too fast or too slow. One type of sinus arrhythmia is respiratory sinus arrhythmia, where your heartbeat has a change in pattern every time you inhale and exhale. Whenever you … Continue reading “What is Sinus Arrhythmia?”

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Chest Pain

October 30, 2020

It is important to know the difference between typical vs atypical chest pain. While typical chest pain can be harmless, atypical chest pain can be fatal. It is a priority to educate yourself so you know when to be concerned. Typical vs Atypical Chest Pain Chest pain, also called angina, is present in many ways. … Continue reading “Chest Pain”

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Should You Get a Pacemaker for Afib?

October 15, 2020

Pacemakers are one common tool that can be very helpful for some cardiac patients. But are they the right choice for you and your AFib? The answer depends on the nature of your AFib and also on some other factors. Below, we will explain what a pacemaker does. We will also help you decide if … Continue reading “Should You Get a Pacemaker for Afib?”

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Aspirin and AFib: Is it Safe?

September 30, 2020

Aspirin is one of the most common medications for heart patients. It is very affordable, easy to find, and helpful for many people. But is it helpful for AFib patients? The answer might surprise you. Read on to learn why AFib patients should avoid aspirin- and how you can boost heart health instead. Why Some … Continue reading “Aspirin and AFib: Is it Safe?”

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Is AFib an Emergency?

September 15, 2020

Atrial Fibrillation is common- but that doesn’t mean AFib episodes aren’t scary. Any cardiac symptom can cause patients to panic, even if they have had these symptoms in the past. But what is the difference between a stressful symptom and a life-threatening problem? Below, we will help you tell the difference so you can get … Continue reading “Is AFib an Emergency?”

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Gentle Exercises: Is Walking Good For AFib?

August 30, 2020

Staying active is important for seniors- especially seniors with AFib. However, it is also important for patients to be gentle with their hearts. Lots of patients choose to take a walk as a way to get up and move while dealing with their symptoms. But is walking good for AFib? Is a better exercise option … Continue reading “Gentle Exercises: Is Walking Good For AFib?”

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AFib and Dementia: Are These Conditions Linked?

August 15, 2020

Atrial fibrillation and dementia are both common conditions among elderly people. But are these conditions related? On the surface, these two conditions don’t seem to have much in common. However, there is a link between them. Below, we will explain the connection between AFib and dementia. What is Dementia? Dementia is not just one single … Continue reading “AFib and Dementia: Are These Conditions Linked?”

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