Alerting people to your diagnosis in an emergency

MedicAlert in partnership with myheart It is recommended that anyone with a hidden medical condition carries a form of identification detailing their condition and any medication they are on. This could be in the form of a card placed somewhere visible in your wallet/purse, or an identification bracelet, such as a MedicAlert bracelet. MedicAlert is […]

Heart medicines

If you have any questions about the medication you are on, please ask your GP, cardiologist or pharmacist. The below is just a guide to explain about some of the commoner treatments that can be used. 1. Diuretics If you experiencing a condition called congestive heart failure, you may find that you have more fluid […]

Pacemakers

Pacemakers electrically stimulate your heart to make it contract and produce a heartbeat. They differ from implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) in that they do not have the ability to give your heart an electric shock. Pacemakers can be helpful if you have problems with the electrical activity in your heart which causes it to beat […]