Knowing your pulse could save your life

Have you ever experienced a skipped beat in your chest? Or felt your heart racing? If so, you may have an arrhythmia. The most common form of arrhythmia is Atrial Fibrillation and according to the National Stroke Association, it is a leading risk factor for stroke. Your first line of defense is knowing your own pulse! Trudie Lobban discusses her personal family experience with cardiac arrhythmias, the importance of knowing your pulse, how to take your pulse, and ambulatory heart monitoring.

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