Arrhythmia Alliance News & Events
Finger on the pulse - When it comes to our hearts
When it comes to our hearts, what we 'feel' isn't always the best indicator of what's going on below the surface.
Thousands of people with an irregular heartbeat could be cured thanks to a pioneering 'electric' balloon
Thousands of people with an irregular heartbeat could be cured thanks to a pioneering technique that uses a high-tech balloon.
Trudie Lobban MBE, Founder and CEO, Arrhythmia Alliance discusses arrhythmias
Scroll to 1hr 50mins in to hear Trudie Lobban discuss arrhythmias.
'Don't push so hard:' Doctors say fainting on the toilet can be avoided in some cases
TORONTO — Sitting on the toilet in her Washington, D.C., apartment dripping with sweat and feeling like she was about to pass out, Ami Sanchez thought, “No! I can’t die on the can!” as she dialled 911.
Obesity can lead to irregular heart rate: study
Washington: Turns out, obesity can lead to higher chances of developing rapid and irregular heart rate. According to the study conducted by Penn State, people with obesity are more likely to develop a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation, which can lead to stroke, heart failure and other ...
Nuts could reduce risk of heart failure, research finds
Those who consumed nuts one to two times a week had a 20% lower risk of suffering heart failure, according to a study published in journal Heart.
Drinking Coffee Could Help Some Heart Conditions
That's according to a large new study from Australia. Researchers found moderate doses of caffeine had not effect on heart arrhythmias. In fact, drinking up to three cups of coffee a day decreased symptoms of atrial fibrillation by six percent. However, experts say heart patients should stay away from ...
Drinking three of coffee, tea every day may reduce the risk of stroke: Study
AFib is the most common heart rhythm disorder, causes the heart to beat rapidly and skip beats, and if left untreated, can cause strokes. The results suggest that caffeine intake of up to 300 mg per day may be safe for arrhythmic patients. "There is a public perception, often based on anecdotal experience ...
Young boy's life saved by CPR after sudden cardiac arrest
New Delhi: Timely intervention by doctors saved a 18-year-old boy's life from sudden cardiac arrest. The teenager had lost his mother and 12-year-old sister to similar malfunction of the heart. The doctor said after giving emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the teen's grandfather rushed him ...
AHA: Florida lifeguards helped save man's life after cardiac arrest
HCM could have caused Bourne's heart to stop. Vigorous physical activity can trigger arrhythmias, which can lead to cardiac arrest in people with HCM. Bourne received an implantable cardioverter defibrillator, or ICD, because his risk for another cardiac arrest remained high. The pocket-watch-size ...