The term "fluttering heart" describes very different phenomena: For example, when feeling excited, afraid, in stressful situations or even in love, it may feel as if the heart is "fluttering". In addition to this, fluttering of the heart can also indicate a disease and, for example, be an expression of a cardiac arrhythmia, i.e. an irregular sequence of the normal heartbeat.
How Effective Is An App For Diagnosing Heart Disease? Physicians have now found that a smartphone app is five times more effective in diagnosing serious heart disease than current standard tests, and the University of Edinburgh researchers found that an app for smartphones is very powerful detects serious heart disease much more effectively than standard tests.
Don't let fatigue and weakness after colds go unnoticed If you don't return to your normal performance soon after a cold (medical: flu infection), German heart experts may warn you that you may suffer from a heart disease.
Approximately 157,000 people need to be examined The manufacturer Medtronic has to call back 157,000 of its pacemakers. The reason for this is a possible device failure. For all those affected, additional consultation hours are even given in the heart centers. The Federal Office for Drugs and Medical Devices recently published a communication with all the important information for those affected.
Why Are Young Women Having Heart Attacks? Heart disease is a common cause of premature death in both men and women. Heart problems, especially heart attacks, are often associated with older people, but according to a recent study, younger women in particular are increasingly affected by heart attacks.
What can the 1-hour troponin test do? Heart attack is still the leading cause of death in Germany. Around 49,000 people die of it every year in Germany. 220,000 people are treated every year in German clinics for a heart attack. There is also a high number of unreported cases, because not all heart attack patients know that they have had an infarction.
New report on Germany's number one cause of death The German Heart Report documents current trends and phrases related to heart diseases. Cardiovascular diseases remain the number one cause of death in Germany. Over 37 percent of all deaths in this country are due to cardiovascular diseases.