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Better Heart: Care

Welcome toBetter Health, the magazine for patients and friends of Bumrungrad International Hospital.

Cardiac arrhythmia, which in some circumstances can be considered harmless, can also present a very real danger. An irregular heart rhythm can be caused by certain kinds of heart disorder, and if left untreated an arrhythmia can pose a serious threat to a patient’s future health. In this issue, we pay special attention to cardiac arrhythmia

Highlights from This Issue

Welcome

Cardiac arrhythmia, which in some circumstances can be considered harmless, can also present a very real danger. An irregular heart rhythm can be caused by certain kinds of heart disorder, and if left untreated an arrhythmia can pose a serious threat to a patient’s future health. In this issue, we pay special attention to cardiac arrhythmia, starting on page 4.

Cardiac Arrhythmia

Cardiac arrhythmia: Essential knowledge for healthy hearts symptoms like dizziness, palpitations, fatigue and light-headedness usually aren’t a cause for concern. But they can also be symptoms of cardiac arrhythmia, one of the most prevalent heart disorders. Most arrhythmias are minor and highly treatable, but those left untreated may end up posing a much more serious threat to health.

Electrophysiology Study

EP study and the treatment of cardiac arrhythmia
A new technique to trace cardiac arrhythmia is a great new tool in diagnosing and treating some heart problems.

5 Myths About Heart Disease

Advances in science and technology over the past decade have allowed us to learn a lot and understand more about heart disease. But unless you follow medical news closely, there is a chance you might have misconceptions about the risk factors for heart disease, or heart disease itself. This issue of Better Heal compiled a list of the five most common heart disease myths.

Q & A

A severe ailment like heart disease is always a cause for concern to patients and their families. In this issue of Better Health, we answer some questions on its characteristics, prevention, and how to recover from this unsettling disease.

M.D. Focus

Get to know our doctorsMeet
four Bumrungrad physicians as they share their thoughts on a range of healthcare topics.

Fast Defense for Heart Attack

In a do-or-die situation, only “do” can save lives.

Health Briefs

A recently completed research study found clear evidence that an apple a day really does help keep the doctor away. Researchers from the UK’s University of Oxford found that one apple each day was just as effective as taking statins in preventing vascular-related deaths after age 50 as taking statins. Results of the study were published in the British Medical Journal.

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