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October is National Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Awareness Month. More than 65% of Americans not only underestimate the seriousness of SCA but also incorrectly believe SCA is a type of heart attack, and two-thirds of SCA deaths occur without prior indications of heart disease. Join HRS this October and beyond as we seek to raise awareness and improve understanding of this dangerous heart problem.
September is National Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Awareness Month. Join HRS this September and beyond as we seek to improve the lives of those affected by AFib. Together, we can make a difference by raising awareness, promoting early detection, and ensuring access to accurate information.
As the world pulls for NFL safety Damar Hamlin of the Buffalo Bills to make a full recovery, we are reminded of how critical CPR, rapid use of AEDs, and trained medical professionals are in saving lives. Are you prepared to save a life?
Wearable smart devices can now track more than just your heart rate, they can alert you to abnormalities in the rhythm of your heart. These abnormalities may nothing to be concerned about or they may be signals that should be addressed with your physician immediately.
Learn more about what the Heart Rhythm Society and the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has to say about the topic.
Learning that you have a heart rhythm condition can be daunting and often facing the unknown is the most challenging part. Knowing that you are not alone helps and hearing from others gives hope and understanding for what is ahead. If you have a story that may help others, we'll help you share it.