cardiac arrhythmia

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cardiac arrhythmia

[¦kärd·ē‚ak ā′rith·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Any disturbance or irregularity of the heartbeat.
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A An y irregular heartbeat can be irregularly irregular or regularly irregular.
ABBOTT PARK, III., May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/--Abbott today announced the launch of a new, smarter heart monitor for better arrhythmia detection--positive news for people at risk for irregular heartbeats. Now with CE Mark in Europe and U.S.
The feature can monitor and alert about irregular heartbeats called atrial fibrillation (AFib), Engadget reports.
Atrial fibrillation is an irregular heartbeat with symptoms ranging from palpitations, chest discomfort, dizziness and breathlessness that can lead over time to heart failure, stroke and other heart-related complications.
Among these precision instruments is the Omron Blood Pressure HEM-7120, a portable home BP monitor withfeatures that include detecting irregular heartbeat and a recorder of previous measurements.
Sudden purge from the usual caffeine routine can cause symptoms like irregular heartbeats, fatigue, and inability to focus.
Of the 2,163 people who didn't have an irregular heartbeat, 278 people developed dementia (10 per cent).
TMZ first reported Lee's hospitalisation early on Thursday, stating that Lee had been admitted for shortness of breath and an irregular heartbeat on Wednesday night.
Long shifts are known to increase the risk of stroke but the association of long working hours with irregular heartbeat - known as atrial fibrillation - was not previously known.
"We need to detect people with an irregular heartbeat and then ensure they are getting the right care and treatment to reduce their risk of having a stroke."
The document, which was obtained by (http://www.etonline.com/news/204312_florence_henderson_death_certificate_details_the_actress_history_of_heart_disease/) Entertainment Tonight , revealed Henderson suffered from atrial fibrillation, also referred to as an irregular heartbeat, for the past 5 years.
Experiencing the death of a partner may increase a person's risk for developing an irregular heartbeat for up to a year, a new study finds.