Atrial flutter is an abnormality in the beating of the heart. WebMD provides a comprehensive look at the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of atrial flutter.
The Facts About Cardioversion
If you have an irregular heartbeat, cardioversion may be a treatment option. WebMD explains various treatments and how they are performed.
Red Yeast Rice
Several studies have shown that red yeast rice can significantly lower total and "bad" LDL cholesterol. Learn more about red yeast extract from WebMD.
Warfarin and Other Blood Thinners for Heart Disease
A look at warfarin, which goes by the brand name Coumadin, and other blood thinners used to treat heart disease.
What Is Metabolic Syndrome?
Metabolic syndrome is a collection of symptoms that can lead to diabetes and heart disease. Learn more from WebMD about the risk factors for this increasingly common condition.
What Is a Stent?
A stent can decrease chest pain and prevent a heart attack. If you need a stent, here’s what you can expect during the procedure, recovery, and beyond.
AFib With Rapid Ventricular Response
Find out the causes, symptoms, and treatment of AFib with rapid ventricular response, a condition that changes the rhythm of your heartbeat.
Why Are My Legs Puffy?
Find out some reasons you may have swelling in your legs, including deep vein thrombosis, pregnancy, congestive heart failure, and medication side effects.
Why Can't I Breathe?
Do you have trouble getting enough air, even when at rest? Here is a list of problems that could leave you breathless.
Treat Atrial Fibrillation With Ablation and Pacemaker
Learn the pros and cons of ablation and a pacemaker -- two treatments for atrial fibrillation.