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Heart Palpitations (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

A heart palpitation (sounds like pal-pih-tay-shun) is when your heart feels like it is pounding, racing, or fluttering. You might feel like your heart has skipped a beat or added an extra beat. You might feel overly aware of your heartbeat. These feelings or sensation can sometimes be felt in your chest, neck, or throat. While you are having palpitations, your heart rhythm may or may not be abnormal. (English) Colour

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Angiography/Angiogram (Lower Mainland) [English] Permalink Public

This pamphlet provides a brief description of the medical imaging procedure angiography/angiogram including information on who will be performing procedure?, prior to procedure instructions, what happens during procedure?, will it hurt?, how long it will take?, risks or complications, what happens afterwards?, follow-up instructions and information on who to contact if experiencing problems. Angiography is procedure to look at arteries and veins in your body using x-rays. To help see the arteries and veins, an x‐ray dye (called contrast) is injected.This is called an angiogram. (English) Colour

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264367
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Your Shock Plan - How to deal with a defribrillator shock (Royal Columbian Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Your defibrillator also called Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator(ICD) is designed to protect you from dangerous heart rhythms. Because of this, you could experience a shock. This information tells you how to deal with a defibrillator shock. (English) Colour

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264359
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Low Blood Pressure When Standing Up / Postural Hypotension (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Have you ever noticed that you feel light-headed, dizzy, or faint when you change position from lying down or sitting to standing? This is a type of low blood pressure. You might hear it called ‘postural hypotension’ or ‘orthostatic hypotension’. (English) Colour

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264401
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COPD - What to do for my condition [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet provides information on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) including managing your symptoms, medication, learn how to take care of yourself, keeping active, exercise,and resources available. (English) Colour

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Stress [English] Permalink Public

Information sheet on stress, what it is, what are stressors, how to know if you are stressed, ideas to manage stress, etc. from the BC Heart Failure Network. (English) Colour

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264454
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Anxiety [English] Permalink Public

What is anxiety, causes, signs, when to get help, how can it affect my heart failure, how to manage heart failure from the BC Heart Failure Network. (English) Colour

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264440
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After a Heart Attack: What to do for my health (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

A heart attack, also called myocardial infarction, is when one of the arteries supplying blood to the heart gets blocked. The part of the heart that gets blood from that artery is damaged. The longer the artery is blocked, the bigger the heart attack. (English) Colour

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Cardiac Catheterization (Royal Columbian Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

This booklet explains how your heart works, what a heart catheterization is, what to expect, and possible treatments following this procedure. This booklet is intended for those people who have been referred to us for this procedure. Closer to the date of your procedure, we send you more specific information about how to prepare. (English) Colour

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264951
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Why Clean Your Mouth Regularly (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

It is important to keep your mouth clean while in the hospital because cleaning removes germs that can cause chest and mouth infections. (English) Colour

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265674
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