What Causes Tachycardia?
Discussion Tachycardia is a rapid heart rate that is above normal for age and level of exertion. Tachycardia is common, particularly sinus tachycardia due to normally encountered circumstances such as pain, fever or exercise. It is usually a normal physiologic process but sustained tachycardia often indicates a potentially abnormal underlying cause. Sinus tachycardia has a rapid heart rate with normal P waves and P-R intervals and variations from moment to moment and respiration. Generally it is not over 200 beats/minute. Vagal stimulation can slow the heart rate; this is a gradual slowing, not an abrupt slowing seen in ...
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She Helped Save Her Husband ’ s Life With CPR, Then Gave Birth to Their Son
Ashley Goette was 39 weeks pregnant when she was awakened by her husband going into cardiac arrest. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CHRISTINA CARON Tags: United Hospital Pregnancy and Childbirth St Paul (Minn) Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome Source Type: news

Attempted suicide by Fl écainide overdose: a case report - Ben Kilani M, Naccache S, Tlili R, Mbarek D, Longo S, Ben Ameur Y, Boujnah MR.
We presenta case report regarding a suicidal intoxication of an 18-year old female with a medical history of Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. The preliminary examination highlig... (Source: SafetyLit)
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Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome
Title: Wolff-Parkinson-White SyndromeCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/7/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
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Study finds cardiac ablation doesn't reduce atrial fibrillation risk for patients with syndrome
(Intermountain Medical Center) Patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome who receive catheter ablation to cure their abnormal heart rhythms are just as likely as non-ablated patients to develop atrial fibrillation no matter what age they receive ablation, according to new study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
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I Go Red for Mis Abuelas
By Chef Hamlet Garcia Five years ago I became a national volunteer spokesperson for the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women campaign. To this day, many people ask me why I support this cause and not others. The answer is that I carry this cause in my heart. I was raised under the guidance and care of two great women. They both had simple, strong personalities with a tempered focus in their actions. They were heads of families, paternal and maternal, and for me they became much more than that: They were teachers, friends and even confidantes. My "Nona" (grandmother) Alcira, the mother of my mother, ce...
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Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome
Title: Wolff-Parkinson-White SyndromeCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/16/2013 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - September 16, 2013 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news