Arrhythmia

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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The Truth About Fish Oil Supplement Benefits

…They also noted that studies have found that omega-3s can help to lower triglycerides, reduce platelet clumping, lower blood pressure and prevent arrhythmias. Fish Oil Research Is Faulty Plus, there are other serious issues with this research: * The researchers looked at a mere 20 studies, out of thousands…

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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 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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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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Your Smartphone Is a Portable ECG Machine

…potential to throw your heart out of rhythm, or aggravate an arrhythmia you may be experiencing. * While getting a quick look at your electrocardiogram may detect atrial fibrillation, a remote ECG transmission can also miss that arrhythmia if your heart is going in and out of a normal rhythm. * A single…

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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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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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Make a Resolution of Optimism

…the next prescription from their doctors. One gentleman got up to the microphone and said he was 86, had aortic dysfunction, shortness of breath, 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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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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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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