Heart Rhythm Central is here to help you understand how your heart works and teach you about abnormal heart rhythms. Learn about common symptoms, warning signs, and information about cardiac procedures and devices.

The best place to start is with our three-part primer article, to understand your heart and how the rhythm can become abnormal.

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The Negative Connection Between Obesity & Heart Disease

The Negative Connection Between Obesity & Heart Disease

Being overweight can lead to a myriad of physical health problems like high blood pressure, a risk of developing diabetes, strokes, and heart disease. If you are obese, then those risks increase, and it can also take a toll on your body, leading to arthritis and...

The Connection Between Deep Sleep And Heart Health

The Connection Between Deep Sleep And Heart Health

Everyone’s had to pull an all-nighter at some point or another.Maybe you’ve let work pile up for too long, or too many smaller tasks built up and left you with a deadline that doesn’t exactly leave room for sleep. While pulling an all-nighter or two every once in a...

Rheumatic Heart Disease: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Rheumatic Heart Disease: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

image by:  Pixabay Rheumatic heart disease is a rare condition that appears as a complication of certain untreated infections such as strep throat or scarlet fever. Even though the condition is rare, it can be critical if left untreated.  What Is...

The Negative Connection Between Depression & Heart Health

The Negative Connection Between Depression & Heart Health

If you suffer from crippling depression, you are likely aware of many of the complications it can cause. From feelings of hopelessness to a change in your dietary and sleep patterns, the effects can be devastating. However, new research shows that crippling depression...

Coffee vs. Energy Drinks: Which is Better for Your Heart?

Coffee vs. Energy Drinks: Which is Better for Your Heart?

Coffee has been demonized on and off by the medical community in the many years it has been around. While it’s long been associated with specific conditions and diseases, more recently it’s been found to have some health benefits.Energy drinks, while much newer, have...

How To Prevent A Heart Attack

How To Prevent A Heart Attack

In the United States, 610,000 people die from heart attacks every year. That is nearly 1 out of 4 deaths. With such startling statistics, it is crucial to know what to do if you or someone you know is having a heart attack. However, the best way to not have a heart...

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