Tachycardia is an abnormally fast resting heart rate. A normal resting heart rate is between 60 and 100 beats per minute, which means anything over 100 is considered tachycardia. Heart rate threshold is often determined by a person’s age. The… Read More
Restrictive cardiomyopathy in older adults may lead to heart failure or arrhythmia. A condition characterized by abnormal heart muscle, cardiomyopathy comes in different types: restrictive, dilated, and hypertrophic.
Restrictive cardiomyopathy is most common in seniors, but it is, in fact,… Read More
Cardiac sarcoidosis raises arrhythmia and heart failure risk. Only a small number of people are affected by cardiac sarcoidosis, an inflammatory condition that can affect other organs as well. Cardiac sarcoidosis specifically targets the white blood cells in the heart… Read More
Severe hypoglycemia is tied to cardiac arrhythmia and mortality in diabetes patients. Research conducted in Tokyo, Japan looked at patients with diabetes and severe hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) and found that hypertension, QT prolongation and hypokalemia were fairly common, which… Read More
We are all familiar with the term heart disease; however, some people who suffer from heart disease actually have what is referred to as sick sinus syndrome, sinus bradycardia or Tachycardia-bradycardia syndrome. Although rather rare in the… Read More
Botox prevents atrial fibrillation arrhythmia after bypass surgery, according to the latest findings.
Botox is commonly used as a filler to get rid of fine lines and wrinkles, but researcher published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Arrhythmia and … Read More
A new study suggests that coffee consumption is not linked with atrial fibrillation – an irregular heartbeat. You may notice that sometimes when you consume coffee you feel shaky or as if your heart is “fluttering.” However, the new… Read More