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How Stress Affects Heart Health

Stress is an inevitable part of life, especially in today’s society that is in a constant quest for maximum productivity and instant results. Our fast-paced way of life leaves much to be desired when it comes to health. The human body can respond to stress in various ways, but none of them have a positive […]

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What to Expect in an Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Procedure

Atrial fibrillation ablation is a procedure used to treat arrhythmias that originate in the heart’s atria. The typical symptoms of atrial fibrillation, including shortness of breath and fatigue, are usually improved or eliminated by the procedure. Left untreated, atrial fibrillation can greatly increase your risk of stroke. Cardiac ablation involves scarring the heart tissue that […]

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Breathing Exercises for a Racing Heart

Irregularities in the heart’s rhythm are called heart palpitations. They can be regular or irregular, and often cause the sensation of having a racing heart. With many possible causes of heart palpitations, some of which are not dangerous, individuals afflicted by them usually turn to breathing exercises for relief. Heart palpitations are often a symptom […]