About half the UK population experience syncope (a blackout) at least once in their lifetime. Usually, the cause is unrelated to the heart. However, if blackouts are caused by the heart, they usually require urgent medical attention. Mr Azfal Sohaib explains the potential causes, when to see a doctor, and the tests you might undergo.
An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) is used to protect you from dangerous heart rhythms. Dr Afzal Sohaib, a leading cardiology specialist, provides you with a clear understanding of the benefits of an ICD and what to expect from the procedure as well as preparation and recovery.