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  1. Implantable cardiac devices

    08 Oct 2020

    A person with an artificial cardiac pacemaker can live a normal life and can still perform moderate to strenuous activities...

  2. Chest pain

    07 Oct 2020

    If in doubt about the cause of your chest pain, call an ambulance...

  3. ECG test

    07 Oct 2020

    A doctor may recommend an electrocardiogram for patients who may be at risk of heart disease because of family history, smoking, overweight, diabetes or other conditions...

  4. Heart arrhythmias and palpitations

    28 Sep 2020

    A heart that beats irregularly, too fast or too slow, is experiencing an arrhythmia...

  5. Congestive heart failure (CHF)

    22 Sep 2020

    Congestive heart failure is present when the heart cannot pump enough blood to satisfy the needs of the body...

  6. Blood pressure

    22 Sep 2020 Blood pressure

    Healthy eating and lifestyle changes can help to manage high blood pressure...

  7. Heart disease and stroke – calculating your risk score

    21 Sep 2020

    Absolute risk is a measure your doctor can calculate to understand the likelihood of you experiencing a heart attack or stroke in the next five years...

  8. Aortic stenosis

    21 Sep 2020

    Aortic stenosis may be congenital (present from before birth), but is often diagnosed during teenage years...

  9. Heart conditions - angina

    17 Sep 2020

    Angina attacks can be prompted by exertion or physical exercise, when the hard-working heart muscle requires greater amounts of oxygen...

  10. Heart attack

    Heart attack is an emergency. If you have warning signs of heart attack, get help fast. Call triple zero (000) and ask for an ambulance...