Arrhythmia & Heart Failure

arrhythmia, heart failure

Arrhythmia & Heart Failure

Arrhythmia is a condition where the heart beats out of time: either too fast, too slow or irregularly. Heart failure is a chronic disease in which the heart lacks the strength to adequately pump blood throughout the body, causing fluid to build up in the lungs, ankles and other body parts. For a Spanish-language version of the Guide, click here.


Many arrhythmias have no known cause, but coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, ... read more »

Heart Failure

Symptoms of heart failure include regular shortness of breath, swelling in the legs or lower back, ... read more »

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