Blackouts and near drownings may signal sudden death risk

Blackouts and near drowning events may signal an increased risk of sudden death, reveals research presented at the SA Heart Congress 2015 by Professor Paul Brink, professor of internal medicine at the University of Stellenbosch in Tygerberg, South Africa. Such events point to long QT syndrome, a genetic heart condition that can be undetected or misdiagnosed as epilepsy or a panic attack. —> Read More