In-depth

Causes

Allergies

Heart arrhythmias

Heart disease

Heart disease, usually thought of as blockages in the arteries that can cause a heart attack, can describe any medical condition affecting your heart.

Sick sinus syndrome

Prevention

Fast food

Is fast food on your menu tonight? You don't need to give up your weight-loss plans for this quick meal. Just be choosy.

Fitness motivation

Spirituality and stress relief

Cultivating your spirituality can help you establish your priorities, focus on what matters most to you and reduce your level of stress.

Symptoms

Dizziness

Fatigue

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath can be frightening. Most of the time, a heart or lung condition is the cause.

Tests and diagnosis

Electrocardiogram

Holter monitor

Stress test

Tilt table test

Treatments and drugs

Pacemaker

A pacemaker can correct a heartbeat that's too slow. Find out the risks, results and recovery time of the procedure to implant a pacemaker.

May 07, 2014