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heart attack

Heart attack This factsheet is for people who have had a heart attack (myocardial infarction or coronary thrombosis), or who would like information about it. A heart attack happens when a coronary artery (a blood vessel that supplies the heart with blood) carrying oxygen-rich blood to heart muscle is blocked. …

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diagnosie heart conditon

This factsheet is for people who are being tested for a heart condition, or who would like information about such tests. A doctor may suggest one or more tests in order to understand the exact cause of symptoms such as chest pain or palpitations (an unpleasant awareness of your heartbeat, …

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Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation What Is It?SymptomsDiagnosisExpected DurationPrevention TreatmentWhen To Call a ProfessionalPrognosis  What Is It? Atrial fibrillation is a type of cardiac arrhythmia, which is an abnormal heart rate or rhythm. Atrial fibrillation causes a rapid and irregular heartbeat, during which the upper two chambers of the heart that receive blood (the …

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