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What is Aortic Valve Stenosis by Madison Baysinger

By at June 26, 2015 | 7:12 am | 0 Comment

Aortic valve stenosis (also called aortic stenosis or AS) is a condition where the heart’s aortic value has narrowed. This narrowing causes blood flowing from the left ventricle to the aorta and arteries to be impeded. It is estimated that up to 1.5 million people in the United States- with 500,000 of those being severe cases of AS. Aortic stenosis in some cases can more...

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My Experience with V-Tach (Ventricular Tachycardia) by Nick Tarnawczyk

By at May 31, 2015 | 7:12 am | 0 Comment

Ventricular Tachycardia or Vtach for short is a condition that occurs in one's heart specifically in the lower ventricles. It is when a person happens to have either an irregular fast heartbeat, and can lead to an extra beat which leads to more complications. This condition can occur anytime during one's life whether you are young or old. The causes of someone getting a more...

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What is Atrial Fibrillation by Madison Baysinger

By at April 15, 2015 | 1:38 pm | 0 Comment

Atrial fibrillation (also known as AFib) is a condition where the heart’s atria beat out of sync with the ventricles because of an issue with the heart’s electrical system. This irregular beat can cause blood to pool in one or both of the atria, which increases the risk of a clot forming. These clots can cause serious issues such as strokes, heart failure, and other more...

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