Arrhythmia

Preventing Arrhythmia

There are many lifestyle choices you can make to help prevent arrhythmia. A few basic ones include: * Avoiding exposure to triggers like caffeine, sugar, and alcohol intake. * Taking bio-identical hormone replacement therapy if you are a menopausal or perimenopausal. * Limiting time spent on wireless…

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Cardiovascular Problems Eased With D-Ribose

…function. Similar to its cohorts CoQ10 and L-carnitine, D-ribose can be instrumental in treating a myriad of cardiovascular problems including arrhythmia, angina, heart failure, peripheral vascular disease, statin-induced myalgia, and the rescue of any muscle tissue that is starving for oxygen. It…

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Choosing the Best Form of Magnesium

…Chest pain * High blood pressure levels * Cardiac arrhythmias * Heart muscle disease * Hheart attack * Sudden cardiac death In fact, intravenous magnesium treatment has long been a mainstay for many cardiac emergency situations, from runaway arrhythmias and high blood pressure levels to acute heart attack—even…

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The Symptoms of Atrial Fibrillation

…dreaded complication of atrial fibrillation: stroke. Understanding Atrial Fibrillation and its Symptoms So, what exactly is AF? It's a type of arrhythmia, or irregularity of the heartbeat—it’s one of the most common cardiovascular problems. It originates in the left or right atria, the two upper…

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How Dangerous is Your Bathroom?

…creams can trigger asthma and other lung issues for those who are environmentally sensitive. Dr. Sinatra and I have even seen cases where a cardiac arrhythmia was provoked by a toxic agent. On a positive note, I like their solution of finding “green chemists” who will safeguard our products. As is pointed…

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Recognizing a Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia

…Electromagnetic disturbances can also push those people vulnerable to low respiratory sinus arrhythmia to develop cardiac, arrhythmia, stroke and sudden cardiac death. Electro-sensitive adults and children report cardiac arrhythmias as one of many symptoms they experience with exposure to radio frequencies. People…

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Arrhythmia Diagnosis

…lots of questions about a variety of heart conditions. And one of the most common I receive is about arrhythmias. Specifically, I am often asked how to determine if, in fact, you have an arrhythmia. One of the first things you need to do is see a cardiologist so they can determine a baseline electrocardiogram…

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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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Arrhythmia Prevention

…individuals may learn of an arrhythmia at a doctor’s office visit when it shows upon an electrocardiogram. Arrhythmias are very common and affect both genders and all ages. About 20 or 25 percent of patients with arrhythmias are not in any danger. To prevent arrhythmias, you’ll need to minimize caffeine…

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Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity & Arrhythmia

…provocation study suggesting there may very well be a real connection between our cordless phones and cardiac arrhythmias. Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity May Explain Cardiac Arrhythmias Irregular and rapid heartbeats are one of the symptoms reported by people—even kids—when they are in areas heavily…

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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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Cordless Phones: New Heart Risk Factor?

…medical condition for that matter—you’d be wise to look at your EMF exposure and consider eliminating, or at least reducing it, to see if your arrhythmia (or condition) might lessen or even disappear. If you are interested, you can read a bit of Dr. Havas’ formal paper on her Web site. If you like…

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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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Magnesium: An Unsung Hero

…depleted in patients with cardiovascular problems, specifically those with congestive heart failure, atherosclerosis, high blood pressure, cardiac arrhythmias, heart muscle disease (cardiomyopathy), and heart attack. Like CoQ10, magnesium is crucial to produce the high-energy bonds that drive the energy…

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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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Fish Oil: The Perfect Nutraceutical

…and make it less susceptible to rupture. Fish oil also has a soothing and nurturing action on heart rate variability, meaning it can fight off arrhythmia. For these reasons, I include fish oil in my daily regimen. More good news is that if you take aspirin, you don’t need to worry about using these…

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On the Road With Dr. Sinatra

…newsletter every month keeps us abreast of the latest in cardiology. When Dr. Sinatra hears of a cutting edge way to prevent heart attack, cardiac arrhythmia, diabetes, auto-immune disorders, or what have you, he tracks down the story. He sleuths it out and gets the details so he can bring it straight…

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This Year, Try a Resolution You Can Live With

…passively waiting for the next prescription from their doctors. One gentleman got up to the microphone and said he was 86, had aortic dysfunction, arrhythmia, and was somewhat hard of hearing. He had had a quadruple bypass and a knee replacement.“I want to make plans for the next 30 years,” he said…

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The Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Blood Pressure

…(DHA), a component of the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil and algae, can literally get inside cardiac cells and calm the heart or decrease arrhythmia potential. This is probably why DHA, if taken regularly, helps prevent sudden cardiac death. The benefits of DHA also assist in bringing down blood…

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