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Is Swimming a Trigger for a Long QT Syndrome Episode?


The Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS) Foundation releases its fourth video for “Heart of the Matter - Ask the Experts.” The SADS Foundation, in partnership with the Mayo Clinic presents monthly videos answering questions from real people with Long QT and SADS conditions of world-leaders in these conditions.

Salt Lake City, UT, July 22, 2012 --(PR.com)-- “Heart of the Matter – Ask the Experts” addresses the correlation between swimming and Long QT episodes.

The Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS) Foundation releases its fourth video for “Heart of the Matter - Ask the Experts.” The SADS Foundation, in partnership with the Mayo Clinic presents monthly videos answering questions from real people with Long QT and SADS conditions of world-leaders in these conditions. The videos serve as a crucial tool for worldwide professionals and community members to share their expertise and concerns on heart rhythm abnormalities that could cause sudden death in children and young adults.

The SADS Foundation is an organization dedicated to saving lives and supporting families of children and young adults who are predisposed to sudden death due to heart abnormalities. The Foundation provides information, support and hope to thousands of families with children living with the health threat and is a leader in education, research and advocacy for people with genetic heart arrhythmias that can cause sudden deaths.

The fourth video addresses the question: "Is Swimming a Trigger For a Long QT Syndrome Episode?” featuring Dr. Michael J. Ackerman, MD, PhD from Mayo Clinic, and President of the SADS Foundation’s Board of Directors.

To watch the video, please visit http://www.sads.org/living-with-sads/Heart-of-the-Matter---Askthe-Experts. One question will be answered once a month, and to submit questions please go to www.StopSADS.org.

About SADS Foundation
Formed in 1992, the SADS (Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes) Foundation’s mission is to save the lives and support the families of children & young adults who are genetically predisposed to sudden death due to heart rhythm abnormalities. We are committed to promoting the early detection and treatment of these conditions throughout the world. The Foundation distributes materials internationally through grass roots efforts in order to teach families, educators and medical professionals about SADS conditions. For more information visit www.StopSADS.org or call .800.STOP-SAD (800.786.7723). Find us on Facebook at www.causes.com/causes/225843 and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/SADSFoundation.-StopSADS.org

Contact: Laura Wall
July 20, 2012 VP, Development & Marketing
Office: 801.531.0937
Cell: 801.641.7148
E-mail: laura@sads.org
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SADS Foundation
Laura Wall, Vice President
801-641-7148
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www.StopSADS.org

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