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1.  Abnormal Heart Rhythms
Have you ever felt your heart skip a beat? If you're not a character in a romance novel, that may mean you have an abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia). Within the heart is a complex system of valves, nodes, an...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fainting
  • Chest pain
  • Palpitations
2.  Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter
Atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter are irregular heart rhythms that occur when the upper chambers of your heart (the atria) beat too fast.Atrial fibrillation can be sustained or can occur in bursts. It creates a...
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Fatigue
  • Pain
  • Chest pain
  • Confusion
3.  Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic condition that affects the chambers of your heart. You have four heart chambers: two atria in the upper half of the heart and two ventricles in the lower half. Th...
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Liver enlarged
  • Swelling of scrotum
  • Heart murmurs
  • Decreased urine output
4.  Congestive (Dilated) Cardiomyopathy
Congestive cardiomyopathy, also known as dilated cardiomyopathy, is characterized by a weak primary pumping chamber in the heart. Your heart automatically attempts to correct for this inefficiency. In turn, thi...
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Swollen legs
  • Chest pain
  • Slow heart rate
  • Fatigue
5.  Mitral Valve Prolapse
Your mitral valve is located on the left side of your heart, between two chambers, the atrium and the ventricle. Blood is pumped from the left atrium through the mitral valve and into the left ventricle on its way t...
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Heart murmurs
  • Pain
  • Tired
  • General weakness
6.  The Deadly Potential of Digitalis: Digitalis Toxicity
Digitalis toxicity (DT) occurs when you take too much digitalis (also known as digoxin or digitoxin), a medication used to treat heart conditions. Signs of toxicity include nausea, vomiting, and an irregular heartbeat...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Increased appetite
  • Visual disturbance
  • Retinal blind spot
  • Bounding pulse
7.  Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PSVT)
Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) is a faster-than-normal heart rate. The term paroxysmal means that it only happens from time to time. In the case of PSVT, the rapid heart rate can last from a few minute...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Lightheadedness
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations
8.  Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive heart disease refers to heart conditions caused by high blood pressure. It's not a single disease, but rather, a number of different heart disorders all caused by the same thing: the heart working unde...
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Pain
  • Cough
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
9.  Cardiogenic Shock
Cardiogenic shock is a state where the heart has been damaged to the point where it is unable to supply enough blood to the organs of the body. As a result of the failure of the heart to pump enough nutrients to th...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Drowsiness
  • Lethargy
10.  Dissection of the Aorta
The aorta is a large artery that carries blood out of your heart. If you experience a dissection of the aorta, it means that blood has entered the wall of the artery, between the inner and middle layers. This can happe...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Excessive yawning
  • Excessive sweating
  • Abdominal pain radiating to the back
  • Mobility limitation
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