Fast Heart Beat

Learn the Symptoms of Atrial Fibrillation

…originate in the atria, the upper chambers of the heart. These competing impulses initiate chaotic muscle contractions, so instead of contracting forcefully to move the blood out, the atria quiver or "fibrillate." This can send heart rates up to 130 to 250 beats per minute, or more. Uncontrolled AF (episodes…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition with Dark Chocolate

…wonder we give chocolate hearts to those we love for Valentine's Day. All kidding aside, there is something in dark chocolate that promotes the formation of nitric oxide and improves blood circulation in your blood vessels. What Is it In Dark Chocolate that Gives it Its Healthy Heart Nutrition? Dark chocolate…

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Just Hands CPR Technique Is Saving Lives

…, administer "just hands" CPR, pushing hard and fast in the center of the chest, not stopping until help arrives. The American Heart Association recommends mentally using the song "Stayin' Alive" to time your compressions since it has the correct beat for administering the "just hands" CPR technique…

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What are Cardiac Arrhythmias?

…where the heart “regularly irregular,” though you may not feel it. Can Cardiac Arrhythmias be Deadly? The “café coronary” has been documented in connection with fatty meals, alcohol, and stressful news. The combination can trigger a fatal series of rapid fired ventricular beats call ventricular…

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