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Making promises for all our hearts

World Heart Day is the world’s biggest awareness-raising platform for cardiovascular disease. The annual campaign brings together individuals, families, communities and organisations around the world to participate in activities to take charge of their heart health and that of others. This year’s theme for World Heart Day is to make a promise... for my heart, for your heart, for all our hearts.

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A Mother’s Mission to Educate the World About Arrhythmia

When Trudie Lobban’s daughter Francesca, now 29, was a baby, the girl had fainting episodes up to eight times a day. It took three years until Francesca was diagnosed with Reflex Anoxic Seizures (RAS), a condition that caused her heart to briefly stop.

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September Patient e-News 2018

We Need You! Find out all the latest here.

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Ryanair pilot FAINTS in mid-air

A Ryanair pilot fainted as his plane was being diverted during a thunderstorm.

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August Patient e-News 2018

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What Are the Different Types of Arrhythmias?

You likely have heard the term arrhythmia, but what many people don't realize is that there are many different types of arrhythmias. They are classified ...

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I was a doctor prone to fainting. This is how I got over it

Like 12% of medical students, the graphic sights of the operating theatre caused me to faint. But slowly, after many queasy incidents, I learned how to cope

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July Patient e-news 2018

Here is this months updates all out together just for you.

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Fainting can warn of a fatal irregular heart rhythm condition

Arrhythmias are frequently left undiagnosed or misdiagnosed and can cause people to faint. An estimated 39% of children and 30% of adults diagnosed with epilepsy actually have an underlying, potentially fatal, arrhythmia,” says Trudie Lobban MBE, Founder of heart rhythm charity, Arrhythmia Alliance and sister charity STARS (Syncope Trust And Reflex anoxic Seizures).

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