Palpitations and Other Symptoms That May Represent Heart-Rhythm Abnormalities

This second podcast in the What are Palpitations? series focuses on palpitations and other symptoms that may represent heart-rhythm abnormalities. A brief outline includes:

  1. Introduction
  2. What is a normal heart rhythm?
  3. What are abnormal heart rhythms?
  4. What are palpitations?
  5. Other symptoms that may represent heart-rhythm abnormalities
  6. Know your ejection fraction
  7. What are ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia?
  8. Is there a difference between atrial fibrillation and ventricular fibrillation?
  9. Congestive heart failure and risk of arrhythmia

Please check back with the Heart Rhythm Center for future podcasts to include:

  • How Are Heart-Rhythm Abnormalities Diagnosed?
  • Work-up and Evaluation of Heart-Rhythm Disorders (Meeting the Heart-Rhythm Physician)
  • What Are the Common Supraventricular (Top-Chamber) Tachycardias?
  • What Is Atrial Fibrillation?
  • What Are the Common Ventricular (Bottom-Chamber) Tachycardias?
  • Treatment Options for Arrhythmias
  • The Electrophysiology Study and Ablation Procedure
  • Possible Complications of Electrophysiology Studies and Ablations
  • Postoperative Care after an EP Study (and possible ablation)
  • Psychosocial Impact of Arrhythmias

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