Take Our Quiz - Test Your Heart Arrhythmias IQ

1. Cardiac ablation is:
• A procedure that can correct heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias)
• Typically uses catheters, long flexible tubes inserted through a vein in your groin and threaded to your heart
• Works by scarring or destroying tissue in the heart
• All of the above

2. Heart palpitation symptoms can feel like:
• Skipped heartbeats
• Fluttering heartbeats
• Heartbeats that are too fast
• Heartbeats that are pumping harder than usual
• All of the above

3. Which of the following can cause heart palpitations?
• Anxiety or stress
• Caffeine or nicotine use
• Fever
• All of the above

4. True or false: Often the cause of your heart palpitations can't be found.

5. True of false: Over-the-counter cold medicines can cause heart palpitations.

6. Heart rhythm problems occur when the electrical impulses in your heart that coordinate your heartbeats don't function properly, causing your heart to beat too fast, too slow or irregularly. This problem is called:
• Arrhythmia
• Electro-cardiac disorder
• Cardioversion

7. True or false: Arrhythmias are common and usually harmless.

8. Which term refers to a fast heartbeat?
• Rapidocardia
• Tachycardia
• Bradycardia

9. True or false: A low resting heart beat may be a result of physical fitness.

10. True or false: Drinking too much alcohol can affect factors that alter the conduction of electrical impulses in your heart or increase the chance of developing atrial fibrillation.

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