Heart Conditions

Bradycardia A Lesser Known But Equally Dangerous Condition

Unaware to many, there is an equally dangerous health condition called Bradycardia that is the opposite of Angina. In this case, the heart beats slower than what a normal heart should. Typically, a normal heart should beat about 60 to 100 times per minute when at rest. People with bradycardia however experience a heartbeat with less than 60 per minute. This can become a serious condition when the heart is

Automated External Defibrillators – When Do You Get One?

AED or Automated External Defibrillators can save lives when the heart stops beating. However, it does come with its own baggage and deciding whether to get one is a question of properly weighing the pros and cons together. Ever seen a television show where a patient is brought back to life by a doctor who blasts him with an electric shock and yells clear right before doing so? Such procedures

Heart Diseases And Spotting Them Early

The term heart disease actually refers to a variety of heart conditions. It is not a single disease but rather a classification of diseases that can affect the heart, blood vessels connecting the heart or the rhythm of the heart. This category even includes any birth defects with the heart, often called congenital heart defects. Heart disease is a commonly used term and it is sometimes referred to as cardiovascular