Heart diseases

Bradycardia – Types, Causes and Treatment

What is Bradycardia? Bradycardia is a medical condition characterized by an abnormally slow heart rate. In individuals with bradycardia, the heart beats at a rate slower than the normal range, typically below 60 beats per minute (bpm) in adults. This condition can be caused by various factors, including age-related changes, …

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Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW) – Types, and Treatment

What is Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome? Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome is characterised by attacks of rapid heart rate (tachycardia), which is shown in an electrocardiogram (ECG). In some people the ECG abnormality may be present without any symptoms such as tachycardia. The heartbeat is regulated by electrical impulses that travel through the atria (upper …

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Heart Murmur – Prevalence, Complications, and Treatment

Definition Heart murmur is an extra or abnormal sound that is heard during cardiac auscultation (when your healthcare provider listens to your heart with a stethoscope). A murmur doesn’t cause noticeable effects on its own. Certain heart murmurs are completely harmless and are not associated with any health problems at …

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