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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

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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