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For Patients

Don't Write Off These Symptoms As "Just Anxiety"

Dysautonomia refers to a group of disorders that affect a person's ... of the most common forms is postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome aka POTS, ...

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The POTsies

Harten and Kulp are two of nearly 3 million Americans who live with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome -- commonly referred to as POTS -- a ...

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Cardiac Rhythm News- October 13

Cardiac Rhythm News - October 13

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Smartphone apps launched for atrial fibrillation patients and their healthcare providers

Atrial fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm disorder and significantly increases the risk of stroke and death. One in four middle-aged adults in ...

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October Patient e-News - 2017

You can find out all the news for this month and a special double feature of two NEW resources.

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Patient Interview

“Life is not over, it’s just a different way of living.” -Patricia- What better way to learn then from a patient. Today we share with you Patricia speaking about CPVT. Patricia’s interview took place at a patient day hosted by Arrhythmia Alliance. This is in real time, no edits - just words from a patient. Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT) is a condition characterized by an abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia). As the heart rate increases in response to physical activity or emotional stress, it can trigger an abnormally fast and irregular heartbeat called ventricular tachycardia. Episodes of ventricular tachycardia can cause light-headedness, dizziness, and fainting (syncope).

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World Heart Day 2017: Spot the red flags - Warning signs and symptoms of heart disease

Unhealthy eating habits, lack of physical activity, use of tobacco etc., can lead to diseases like arrhythmia, heart clogging, high cholesterol and other ...

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World Heart Day: Experts endorse technologies for accurate cardiology treatment decisions

On the occasion of World Heart Day tomorrow, cardiology experts have emphasised on the importance of using advanced tools for the treatment of ...

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Over 3,000 heart rhythm specialists and healthcare professionals from around the world are arriving in Birmingham for the annual Heart Rhythm Congress (HRC), starting on Sunday (1-4 October), the UK’s largest educational congress devoted solely to arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders).

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Heart Rhythm Congress in 12th year

Twelve years ago, the first Heart Rhythm Congress took place at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham with an invited audience of 850. I am delighted to say that this year, our annual symposium is bigger and better than ever. Due to take place at the ICC in Birmingham between 1-4 October, it will welcome over 3000 delegates including 500 patients as well as healthcare professionals ranging from specialist nurses, to GPs, cardiologists, physiologists and electrophysiologists and policy makers. They come from all over world to take part in the symposiums, meetings and networking events and to share the latest news on technological breakthroughs, medical innovations and patient studies.

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