Arrhythmia

What are Cardiac Arrhythmias?

…may learn of a cardiac arrhythmia at a doctor’s office visit when it shows upon an electrocardiogram. How common are cardiac arrhythmias? Very common. Cardiac arrhythmias can affect both genders and all ages. About 20 percent or 25 percent of patients with cardiac arrhythmias are not in any danger.…

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Yoga for Heart Health: Why It's Powerful Medicine

…beat other forms of exercise, cutting episodes of atrial fibrillation by 50%. Yoga had a significant impact in helping to control heartbeat and arrhythmia episodes. What’s even more interesting is that the participants found that yoga drastically improved their quality of life, and significantly reduced…

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Is Your Cell Phone Causing Heart Problems?

…person developed atrial fibrillation. That was 1970. Then, in 2010 Canadian Magda Havas confirmed that 20% of healthy subjects developed cardiac arrhythmias when provoked by a cell phone base—some within seconds! Yet, when you purchase a cell or cordless phone, no one asks you if you have a device in…

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The Heart Health Benefits of Watermelon

…beat, and possibly prevent strokes. * B vitamins: B1 and B6, important for energy production. * Magnesium: Works to lower blood pressure, assuage arrhythmia, and more. * Potassium: A cardinal mineral for the cardiovascular system. Loaded with such powerful antioxidants, watermelon does everything right…

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For EMF Protection, Use Video Game Systems with Caution

…. There is no evidence that the frequencies emitted by Wi-Fi are safe, and there is plenty of data on sensitive kids getting headaches, cardiac arrhythmias, and more while at school. These symptoms wane when they are out of the school buildings for weekends and vacations. But while I was at a Wireless…

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The Truth About the Benefits of Vitamins

…because they’re some of the best weapons we have to treat cardiac conditions like angina, congestive heart failure, high blood pressure and cardiac arrhythmias. In fact, I’ve seen the lab work for thousands of people documenting their nutrient deficiencies. As those deficiencies were corrected—with vitamins—I’ve…

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8 Secrets to Healthy Blood for Better Heart Health

…blood cells change from thick and clumping to thin and flowing within an hour of individuals becoming grounded. Blood pressure levels come down and arrhythmias ebb. Now it’s your turn: Which of these healthy habits do you practice? You May Also Be Interested In: * 5 Things Your Cardiologist Won’t Tell…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition with Dark Chocolate

…good with such habits. An additional caution is that dark chocolate can act as a trigger-food or stimulant for people with an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia). And, if you're diabetic, you must factor in the blood sugar problems that any sweet can cause and decide if chocolate is safe for you. The dark…

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The Health Benefits of Drinking Coffee

…develop a dependence on caffeine while still benefiting from some of its favorable psychoactive and psychological effects. Yet, if you have a cardiac arrhythmia, hypertension, anxiety or panic disorder, or if you’re trying to conceive, you’re better off switching to caffeine-free products. Other Important…

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12 Foods To Include in a Heart Healthy Diet Plan

…tempeh, miso and other soy products) and sea vegetables (seaweed) contain magnesium and linolenic acid. Magnesium helps protect against cardiac arrhythmia, and linolenic acid is an essential fatty acid necessary for cardiovascular health in a heart healthy diet plan. Linolenic acid also helps lower…

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5 Top Heart Health Mistakes

…leading cause of blindness). The lethal chemicals in cigarettes (and marijuana) can precipitate coronary arterty spasm, as well life-threatening arrhythmias that all too often result in sudden cardiac death. If you smoke, do everything you can to stop smoking and preserve good heart health. Heart Health…

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Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia and PACs

…node. First of all, we all have a "respiratory sinus arrhythmia," which is a bit of a misnomer when one considers that it is quite normal, and the word arrhythmia can conjure up the thought that things are out of synch. Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia is Normal Luckily, the heart’s conduction system is…

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