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Was ist ein EKG?

Erfahren Sie, was ein EKG ist und warum es für die Kontrolle der Herzgesundheit nützlich ist.

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Spezifischere Auswertungen: Grundlagen

Mit den neuen, spezifischeren Auswertungen von KardiaCare lassen sich jetzt noch mehr unterschiedliche Arrhythmien erkennen. Sie erhalten so mehr Einblick in Ihren Herzrhythmus.

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Erkennen Sie die Warnzeichen für Vorhofflimmern?

Wird Vorhofflimmern früh erkannt, trägt es wesentlich zur langfristigen Erhaltung der Gesundheit des Betroffenen bei. Aus diesem Grund ist es wichtig, die Warnzeichen zu kennen. Achten Sie auf diese vier Dinge, wenn Sie feststellen wollen, ob Sie an Vorhofflimmern leiden.

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Ist es Vorhofflimmern oder eine Panikattacke?

Die Symptome von Vorhofflimmern oder AF (aus dem Englischen für „atrial fibrillation") ähneln sehr den Angstsymptomen. In der Tat fällt es manchen Patienten schwer, eine AF-Episode von einer Panikattacke zu unterscheiden. Wenn Sie die Ähnlichkeiten, die Unterschiede und die Verbindung zwischen AF und Panikattacken kennen, können Sie potenzielle Komplikationen leichter vermeiden.

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Woher weiß ich, dass ich an Vorhofflimmern leide?

Um Vorhofflimmern oder AF (aus dem Englischen für „atrial fibrillation“) behandeln zu können, müssen wir es zunächst verstehen. Erfahren Sie mehr über die Ursachen von Vorhofflimmern, häufige Symptome, die verschiedenen Arten der Erkrankung und weitere Aspekte, die auf Vorhofflimmern hindeuten.

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What is AFib?

What is AFib and how can you detect and manage it from home?

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Understanding cholesterol and heart health

Find out what cholesterol means to a healthy heart.

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What’s the difference between KardiaMobile and KardiaMobile 6L?

Learn the differences between our personal EKGs and how they stand out against the rest.

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Women’s Heart Health: Risk factors, symptoms, and management

The differences between men and women’s heart health.

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What is Bradycardia?

Bradycardia is one of the most common arrhythmias. Learn more about bradycardia and how to help detect and manage it.

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5 Ways Pets Can Improve Your Heart Health

Learn how owning or fostering a pet may have a positive impact on your heart health.

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Today’s Heart-Healthy Diet

You’ve probably heard of the cardiac diet, but what does that entail? Learn more about incorporating heart-healthy foods and cooking techniques into your diet.

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What is Tachycardia?

Tachycardia is one of the most common arrhythmias. Learn more about the different types of tachycardia and how to help detect and manage it.

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Reducing stress with AFib

Stress is a part of life. Unfortunately, stress often causes a majority of AFib episodes. The good news is there are many ways to handle the stress in your life, which in turn, reduces how it impacts your AFib. Read on to learn how.

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How alcohol interacts with AFib

Drinking alcohol if you are diagnosed with AFib is different for everyone, but there are some important things everyone should know to determine if you can drink alcohol in moderation or whether you should abstain entirely.

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5 Ways to Keep Your AFib in Check

Being diagnosed with atrial fibrillation can be a life changing event, but with these five helpful steps, you can take control of your life and keep your AFib in check.

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Eating Healthy When You Have Atrial Fibrillation

Adopting a new diet isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution for atrial fibrillation, but it can go a long way in minimizing episodes and progression of the condition. Here are some diets, principles and tips that are effective in treating AFib.

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The 3 Forms of AFib: What’s Your Type?

While AFib is broadly defined as an irregular heartbeat, there are actually three distinctive forms of the heart condition. Learn more about the three types of AFib and the specific ways to treat them.

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AFib and Hypertension

High blood pressure, or hypertension is a leading cause of AFib in adults. Discover why it happens and how to manage your symptoms to improve your long-term health.

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Exercising with Atrial Fibrillation

Just because you’re diagnosed with AFib, doesn’t mean your commitment to living a healthy and active lifestyle should slow down. Get helpful tips for how to exercise with AFib and discover a program that will work best for you.

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When and Why AFib is Misdiagnosed

AFib can often be mistaken for other disorders, which makes properly diagnosing AFib complicated. Learn more about how AFib is usually diagnosed and why it may be mistaken for other health or heart conditions.

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Finding Helpful AFib Resources

When you’re diagnosed with AFib, you can feel alone and isolated. Fortunately, there’s a massive community offering knowledge, support and help every step of the way. Find out more about helpful AFib resources here.

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Can AFib Affect Your Breathing?

The systems of your body work in harmony. This is especially true when it comes to how your heart functions with your respiratory system, with AFib often complicating that relationship. Discover how AFib can affect the lungs, and what you can do to breathe easier.

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How AFib can Affect Your Risk For Dementia

There’s an undeniable connection between the health of your heart and the function of your brain. It’s important to understand how treating AFib can increase the risk of being diagnosed with memory issues like dementia.

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Keeping Up Your Energy with AFib

AFib affects everyone differently, especially when it comes to your energy levels. Once you understand how AFib impacts your daily routine, you can apply strategies and techniques to boost your energy and take control of your life.

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When AFib Strikes Early in Life

While heart problems like AFib are often associated with aging, the truth is AFib can affect people at any point in life—even if you’re young. Read on to understand why it happens and the challenges surrounding AFib in young adults.

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