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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.
September Patient e-News 2018
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August Patient e-News 2018
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I was a doctor prone to fainting. This is how I got over it
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July Patient e-news 2018
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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).
Agony At The Office? Too Much Work Stress Linked To Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial fibrillation, also known as arrhythmia, is the most common heart rhythm ailment, affecting 1 in 4 Americans. It typically causes symptoms ...