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Heart arrhythmias

Heart arrhythmias are irregular heartbeats. There are different types of heart arrhythmias, which vary in seriousness. You can find out more about heart arrhythmias by reading this page and using the links to trusted partner content.

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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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Tachycardia

Tachycardia is when the heart beats at a faster rate than normal. You can read more about tachycardia types, causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments, as well as finding out more from our trusted partner pages.

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Atrial fibrillation

Trusted information about Atrial fibrillation including what it is, who is affected, when to see your doctor, treatment, complications, plus links to trusted resources.

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Complications of a heart attack

Heart attack can result in additional complications. Find out about common problems from the information and resources on this page.

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Brugada syndrome

Brugada syndrome is a condition that can disrupt your heart’s rhythm. In serious cases, it can cause a cardiac arrest, but not everyone with it has symptoms.

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Heart palpitations

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Implantable cardioverter defibrillators

An ICD, also sometimes called an ACID (automated implantable cardioverter defibrillator) may be needed if you have an abnormally fast or irregular heartbeat.

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Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome is a possible cause of tachychardia (occasional or frequent episodes of very fast heartbeats). Learn more here.

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Heart attack treatments

Trusted information on heart attack treatments including thrombolysis, bypass surgery and defibrillators, and links to trusted resources

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Pacemaker

A pacemaker is a small medical device that’s placed in the chest or abdomen of some people to correct certain heart problems. Find out whether you need one, the complication and risks and how to live with a pacemaker.

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