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Inserting a pacemaker

An abnormal heart rhythm can cause cardiac arrest and even death. Having a pacemaker inserted may save your life by preventing you from having a cardiac arrest.

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Defibrillators

A defibrillator can save someone's life if they have a cardiac arrest. Learn more about defibrillators and how to find and use one.

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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.

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Brugada syndrome

Brugada syndrome can disrupt your heart rhythm, causing palpitations, fainting or in serious cases, cardiac arrest. Read about symptoms and treatment.

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Inserting an internal cardioverter defibrillator

An abnormal heart rhythm can cause cardiac arrest. Having an ICD inserted may save your life by giving you a shock to make your heart beat normally again.

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Heart attack

Acting fast when you notice the warning signs of a heart attack could save a life. Here's how to recognise the symptoms of a heart attack.

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Magnesium deficiency

Magnesium deficiency is when the body doesn’t get all the magnesium it needs. Read more about magnesium deficiency symptoms, diagnosis and causes.

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Long QT syndrome

Long QT syndrome (LQTS) is a disorder of the heart's electrical system that can cause fast, chaotic heartbeats, called arrhythmias.

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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.

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GHB

GHB is a party drug. It has been linked to date rape and sexual assault. Find out more about the physical effects and consequences of using GHB.

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