Arrhythmias; Atrial Fibrillation; Irregular Heartbeat; Tachycardia
Heart Failure; Heart Failure, Congestive
A cardiac arrhythmia, also called cardiac dysrhythmia, is a disturbance in the regular rhythm of the heartbeat. Several forms of cardiac arrhythmia are life-threatening and a medical emergency. A rhythm of the heart at a rate of more than 100 beats/minute is considered a tachycardia.A more serious variety of arrhythmia is known as fibrillation. Fibrillation occurs when the heart muscle begins a quivering motion instead of a normal, healthy pumping rhythm. Atrial fibrillation is the quivering, ch...
Heart failure is a condition where the heart is not able to pump blood to the rest of the body at a normal rate. When the heart cannot pump all the blood it receives, excess fluid could back up into the lungs and other parts of the body. The lack of blood being supplied to the body in addition to the buildup of fluids causes symptoms of heart failure. When fluids collect in the lungs, it is called congestion. That is why this disease is called congestive heart failure.
Arrhythmia as related to Congestive Heart Failure
- Congestive Heart Failure and Congenital Defects
The American Heart Association explains congestive heart failure, which can occur in children and adults with congenital heart defects.
- Congestive Heart Failure
Congestive heart failure develops over time as the pumping action of the heart grows weaker. It can affect the left side, the right side, or both sides of the heart.
- Heart Failure
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- Heart failure - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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- Congestive Heart Failure - http://www.smart-heart-living.com
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- DoctorYourself.com - Congestive Heart Failure
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