This a potentially fatal disorder linked with a faulty heart rhythm that comes from the Ventricular Arrhythmias or the heart’s lower chambers. Frequent cases of fainting, dizzy spells and palpitations accompanied by irregular heartbeats are a few of the symptoms of this condition.
HOW IS BRUGADA SYNDROME DIAGNOSED?
The diagnosis done by the medical practitioner or the cardiologist will include ECG, genetic testing, echocardiography, MRI and blood tests to detect the disorder.
HOW IS BRUGADA SYNDROME TREATED?
The most successful treatment for Brugara syndrome is the use of an automatic implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD). Patients with a definite diagnosis of the disease are advised to refrain from sport activities or any physical workouts.
DID YOU KNOW?
The prevalence of Brugada ECG is more in Asia than in the US and Europe.