Arrhythmia is a heart condition that is marked by a heart rate that is too fast, too slow or just irregular. While some people may suffer from a mild cases arrhythmia that does not require treatment, others with more severe cases of arrhythmia should be treated immediately to prevent potentially fatal complications (such as stroke or heart attack). In this site, our articles will outline and explain the causes, symptoms and treatments for various types of arrhythmia.
A normal heart rate should range from 60 to 100 beats per minute. When a heart beats less than 60 times per minute, a person suffers from bradycardia. Read on to learn more about bradycardia.
As the most common form of arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation is a condition in which the heart has an irregular heartbeat. Learn more about atrial fibrillation.
Those with a heart rate that exceeds 100 beats per minute suffer from tachycardia. Keep reading to learn about the symptoms of and treatments for tachycardia.