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Information & Advice for Arrhythmia Patients

  New US Features

Victoria's Story

Premature Atrial Contraction (PAC) & 

Premature Ventricular Contraction (PVC)

"..I was admitted to the hospital a few days after her daughter, Maddie, was born..."

Read her story

Tony's Story

Sudden Cardiac Death
"...Based on his cardiologist's opinion, nothing short of a defibrillator would have helped at all in Tony's case..."

Read his story

  US Arrhythmia Stories

Heather's Story

Ventricular Tachycardia (VT), Ablation, Pregnancy
"... I started to get a fluttering in my chest along with a dizziness and at times brief blackouts...."

Read her story

Taylor's Story

Innapropriate Sinuc Tachycardia (IST), Ablation
"... I was 22 years old in law school when I started complaining to my parents that I felt more than tired every day...."

Read her story

Todd's Story
Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), ICD
"... It put a new perspective on everything. I no longer sweat the small stuff..."

Read his story

       If you are located in the United States and would like to share your arrhythmia story  CLICK HERE 

 

 

    International Arrhythmia Stories

Sumera's Story
Superventricular Tachycardia (SVT), Pregnancy
"... I continued to feel dizzy, was experiencing palpitations and felt very tired. I had concerns for the health of my unborn baby.."

Read her story
Alison's Story
Superventricular Tachycardia (SVT), Ablation, Pregnancy
"...my heart started to race a little bit more often than usual. I mentioned it to my midwife at the next appointment..."

Read her story
Inga's Story
Superventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
"...I had always been a perfectly healthy and very active child playing competitive sports like table tennis, soccer, and basketball...But in my teenage years my life turned upside down because of arrhythmia..."

Read her story
Caroline's Story
Superventricular Tachycardia (SVT), Ablation
"...teachers and my friends always used to say ‘Caroline’s having one of her episodes again’ and it just became a part of my life..."

Read her story
Danielle's Story
Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia (IST), Ablation 
"...next thing I remember, I was waking up in an ambulance. Upon arrival at the hospital it was found that my heart was beating too fast.."

Read her story

Kathy's Story
Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia (IST)
"...my heart was galloping madly, when I check it it was 160 bpm, but I was not doing anything in particular it would not stop, it was as though it was stuck, this was the beginning of the road to my diagnoses of IST and a life changing illness..."

Read her story
 


Svante's Story

Ventricular Tachycardia (VT), Ablation 
"...It started like a bad cold and I just felt a bit washed out and tired...things continued to get worse but the decline was so slow that it never set off any alarm bells..."

Read his story
 

Dave's Story

Ventricular Fibrillation (VF), ICD
"...POW!…somehow does not quite adequately describe the sensation of having 800 volts delivered to your heart...."

Read his story

Sophie's Story
Atrioventricular Nodal Re-entrant Tachycardiac (AVNRT), Ablation
"...For many years when I complained about these sudden onset, extreme palpitations it was always put down to a symptom of anxiety..."

Read her story
Sue's Story
Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), ICD
"...Wednesday 25th January 2012 was just like any other ordinary day... I do remember gradually waking up in hospital about 6 or 7 or so days later to the beeping of machines..."

Read her story
Joe's Story
Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), ICD
"...I don’t remember anything, all I have is what people have told me about what happened..."

Read his story
   Lionel's Story
Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), ICD
"...I am so lucky to get another chance. I owe my life to the people who helped save my life and to that AED. It saved my life, there’s no doubt about it..."

Read his story
Samantha's Story
Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), ICD
"... Thank goodness I had been trained because if not my Mum
wouldn't be here today. ..."

Read her story
David's Story
Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), S-ICD
"...It had been a normal day; I had done a full day at work, picked my two young daughters up from school and cooked dinner..."

Read his story
  Mark's Story
Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM), ICD
"...although my first experience of the capability of my ICD was not a good one, it possibly saved my life..."

Read his story
James' Story
Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome (WPWS)
"...If we had known more about WPW and the treatment options, maybe, it could have saved our lovely James..."

Read his story
John' Story
Bradycardia, Pacemaker
"...I never thought anything like this could ever happen to me but now I know it could easily happen to anyone..."

Read his story

       If you would like to share your arrhythmia story  CLICK HERE 

 


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