Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome: Heart disease can affect even the healthiest
In this month's Chart Your Heart story, we talked with Kyle Bryan from Broward County. Despite being a CrossFit instructor and marathon runner, he has a heart condition known as Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome, which can lead to an irregular heartbeat.
WPTV - Fri, 05 Sep 2014 06:52

Oklahoma football: McAlester's Dalton Wood commits to Sooners
Wood fainted in the first game of his sophomore season and was diagnosed with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. Those suffering from WPW -- about one in 2,000 people -- have an extra electrical pathway in their heart, which can cause rapid heartbeat and, ...
NewsOK.com - Sun, 28 Sep 2014 13:05



How caffeinated energy drink triggered teen's heart problem
But in people with a condition called Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome, the heart also has another electrical connection, along its side. This extra circuit stimulates the heart "in a way that is not the normal pattern," said Dr. Nicholas ...
Fox News - Fri, 26 Sep 2014 06:52

New app may save lives
Connor's condition, known as Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, has no warning signs. His heart rate can sky rocket causing fatigue and dizziness, and even death. Kristy says, "He'll just be doing anything, playing, he could be sleeping and his heart rate ...
WNDU-TV - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:30



Clonmany man survives rare heart defect
He was subsequently transferred to Galway University Hospital where he was treated for the symptoms of Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS). But doctors suspected he may be suffering from Wolff-Parkinson White Syndrome (WPW), which only affects ...
Inishowen News - Tue, 30 Sep 2014 03:41

HeartStrong screening event an eye-opener for R.A. Long freshman
But in February, an echocardiogram exam at the HeartStrong teen heart screening finally diagnosed Tyler's irregular heartbeat as Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome, or WPW. The condition causes a heart to beat faster than normal due to the presence of an ...
Longview Daily News - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:37



Doncaster couple tackle charity run to help heart charity
The Masson's, from Maltby, ran in the event following their own lives being touched by the effects of heart disease. Two years ago, Andrew, who suffers from Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome - a condition where the heart beats abnormally fast – contracted ...
The Star - Sun, 28 Sep 2014 05:56



App turns iPhone into on-the-go ECG
Connor's condition, known as Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, has no warning signs. It can cause sudden fatigue and dizziness, even death. "He'll just be doing anything, playing, he could be sleeping and his heart rate will just jump," she said. Alisa ...
KING5.com - Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:09


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