This condition can disrupt the rhythm of your heart. It can cause palpitations, fainting or, in serious cases, cardiac arrest.
Wiggle’s collapse highlights the importance of CPR and defibrillators
Former yellow Wiggle, Greg Page, survived a cardiac arrest thanks to the quick actions of bystanders who performed CPR and used a defibrillator.
A defibrillator (sometimes called an AED) can save someone's life if they have a cardiac arrest. Learn more about 'defibs' and how to find one.
Adrenaline (epinephrine) is a hormone that helps you react more quickly in a stressful situation. Adrenaline is also used as an emergency treatment for a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis). Learn more here.
Long QT syndrome
Long QT syndrome (LQTS) is a disorder of the heart's electrical system that can cause fast, chaotic heartbeats, called arrhythmias.
5 heart health myths, busted
Heart disease is the leading underlying cause of death in Australia. Knowing how to look after your heart is essential, but there's a lot of misinformation out there.
Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome is a possible cause of tachychardia (occasional or frequent episodes of very fast heartbeats). Learn more here.
Rhabdomyolysis happens when muscle tissue is destroyed and their contents released into the bloodstream. Find out more about its symptoms and treatments.
General anaesthetic (child)
A general anaesthetic is usually a safe and effective way for your child to have an operation or procedure. Most children do not have any problems.
Magnesium and your health
Magnesium is a mineral that people get from the food they eat, like vegetables, pulses, nuts, seeds and whole grains. Read about magnesium’s benefits.