In-depth

Symptoms

Edema

Fatigue

Heart palpitations

Heart palpitations are skipped, fluttering or racing heartbeats that aren't usually a symptom of a serious heart problem. Discover the causes and symptoms of this condition.

Shortness of breath

Wheezing

Tests and diagnosis

Chest X-rays

CT scan

Echocardiogram

Electrocardiogram

Genetic testing

Genetic testing is used to detect altered genes that may cause illness or disease. Although genetic testing can offer important health information, it has limitations.

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Stress test

Treatments and drugs

Heart transplant

Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator

Aug. 19, 2014