When your doctor listens to your heart, what things is it telling him? A “whoosh” or “swish” sound indicates a heart murmur. Find out if this is cause for alarm.
You may think the most common single cause of death in the United States is heart attack. Or cancer. Or stroke. But it’s actually sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). Learn about sudden cardiac arrest and the 5 things that can raise your risk.
Researchers suspect sleep apnea causes abnormal heart rhythms, which lead to sudden cardiac death.
Why do you need a beta-blocker if you have heart failure? These drugs can slow your heart rate and keep it from overworking. Find out why they’re essential.
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Heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest are not the same — and knowing the signs of each may save your life. FInd out more about the differences from a cardiologist.