Heart Condition Irregular Heartbeat (Arrhythmia) Articles

Understanding Premature Ventricular Contractions

By Tom Betar No Comments

Premature ventricular contractions are essentially heartbeats that occur before they should. If they happen frequently or if you have a preexisting heart condition, they are a cause for concern.

Treating Your Arrhythmia

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Advances in medicine have produced a variety of ways to treat arrhythmias.

Exercising With an Irregular Heartbeat

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Exercise is a crucial part of a heart-healthy lifestyle, but many people with an irregular heartbeat are concerned about physical activity.

The Link Between Weight and Irregular Heartbeat

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Studies suggest that keeping your weight under control may lower your risk of developing AFib, and treat it if you've already been diagnosed.

All You Need to Know About Arrhythmias

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Though most arrhythmias aren't cause for concern, it's important to know what your heart may be up to.

Botox May Prevent Irregular Heartbeat After Surgery

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Patients who undergo heart surgery have a higher risk for atrial fibrillation, but preliminary research says Botox may lower their risk.

A Primer on Bradycardia

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

The average heart beats between 60 and 100 times per minute. When someone has bradycardia, their resting heart rate is below 60.

The Basics of Heart Conduction Disorders

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

There aren't always symptoms or signs of a conduction disorder, but they can cause some arrhythmias.

Ventricular Tachycardia Basics

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

The basics of ventricular tachycardia

Different Kinds of Tachycardia

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Tachycardia, a racing heartbeat, isn't always something to worry about. But it may cause or increase the risk of serious cardiovascular issues.

Do I Have an Irregular Heartbeat?

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

An irregular heartbeat could be caused by disease, stress, diet, and even surgery.

How to Question Your Doctor's Recommendation

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Sandy has read that her medication might have long-term, damaging effects. But she's nervous about asking her doctor about this information and putting her "on the spot." Ever been in this position?

Telling Your Primary Care Doc You Want To "See Other Physicians"

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

As your healthcare needs evolve, so should your healthcare team. Give yourself permission to make decisions about the expertise that you need on your team.