Pacs

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Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia and PACs

PAC is generated in the atria, so it looks like a normal heartbeat. The P wave may appear different if the PAC came from outside the SA node. A PAC will cause the atrium (one of the two top chambers of the heart) to contract prematurely—before the next heartbeat was due. As with all early beats, PACs

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Dark Chocolate Can Be Part of a Heart-Healthy Diet

Many of you may recall that I’ve long advocated the benefits of dark chocolate, eaten in moderation of course. It can absolutely be part of a heart-healthy diet. Now, two new studies have cited even more chocolate-specific health perks for your heart. The Benefits of Dark Chocolate: It Helps to…

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