Some articles on heart rhythm, heart:
... is the most common cardiac arrhythmia (heart rhythm disorder) ... palpitations, fainting, chest pain, or congestive heart failure ... mitral stenosis (narrowing of the mitral valve of the heart) ...
... the function of the right side of the heart (see right heart) is to collect de-oxygenated blood, in the right atrium, from the body (via superior and inferior vena cavae) and pump it, through the ... The left side (see left heart) collects oxygenated blood from the lungs into the left atrium ... The heart is effectively a syncytium, a meshwork of cardiac muscle cells interconnected by contiguous cytoplasmic bridges ...
... If untreated, this abnormal heart rhythm can lead to dizziness, chest pain, a sensation of fluttering or pounding in the chest (palpitations), shortness of breath, or ... of familial atrial fibrillation can occur at any age, although some people with this heart condition never experience any health problems associated with the disorder ... Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of sustained abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia), affecting more than 3 million people in the United States ...
Famous quotes containing the words rhythm and/or heart:
“In our rhythm of earthly life we tire of light. We are glad when the day ends, when the play ends; and ecstasy is too much pain.”
—T.S. (Thomas Stearns)
“Swift beating on his breast in sibylline frenzy blind
Because the heart in his blood-sodden breast had dragged him down into mankind ...”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)