On the following pages you will learn about your disease, symptoms, diagnostics and what can be done about it. Ask your physician about CIED infection and the use of TauroPace™ in the prevention.
Bradycardia – slow heart beat
Bradycardia means slow heart beat. The heart rate which is usually 60 to 100 per minute at rest in adults remains below 60 per minute at rest causing symptoms. For some persons a slow heart beat can be normal (young healthy individual or athlete).
During bradycardia the bodies organs and brain are not supplied enough oxygen. This will eventually lead to dizziness, fatigue, shortness of breath or fainting. These symptoms may occur during everyday...read more
Tachycardia – fast heartbeat
Tachycardia or tachyarrhythmia is a fast heartbeat, exceeding 100 beats per minute during rest in an adult. Symptoms like dizziness, fainting and stenocardia are common.
If tachycardia occurs exceeding 100 beats per minute - in some cases even 200 beats per minute - the heart can not keep up pumping oxygen saturated blood sufficiently resulting in the symptoms mentioned above.
Tachycardia can originate from the upp...read more
Heartfailure is the condition of the hearts inability to pump the blood, thus sufficiently supply the bodies organs with enough substrates. It is also called forward failure. Typical symptoms are shortness of breath, fatigue, faintings and swollen legs. Swollen legs are the result of venous pooling of the blood which can not be sufficiently forwarded. The liquid is remainig in the tissue surrounding the blood vessels.
Heartfailure is the result ...read more
About three million times per year a person will faint in the US. Severe injuries can be the result. Sudden loss of consciousness can happen once, but it can also be reoccurring in time. Life quality of these patients is massively impaired: daily life is changing, fear and depression are common.
Loss of consciousness, collapse, blackout: many terminations for one state - syncope.
Why does it happen?
Only a few seconds of lack of perfusion of...read more