Pvcs

What are Cardiac Arrhythmias?

…premature ventricular contractions (PVCs), occur when one of the two bottom chambers—the ventricles—of the heart contracts prematurely. A premature atrial contraction is when the atrium (one of the two top chambers of the heart) contracts prematurely. We frequently see PVCs in women who have mitral valve…

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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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