Pulse check could be a rain-check on stroke

Thu, Nov 28th 2013

Queensland Health

Cardiologist Dr Gerald Kaye is encouraging everyone to ‘Know your Pulse’ so that preventable strokes can be avoided – particularly in people over 50.

Dr Kaye is encouraging Queenslanders to be aware of atrial fibrillation (AF) which is an irregularity or arrhythmia of the heart causing palpitations or a fluttering of the heartbeat, chest pains or fainting spells.

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