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My RF Ablation experience at Sunnybrook for AFIB – Atrial Fibrillation

This is a description of my experience with Atrial Fibrillation and the treatment I received at Sunnybrook in Toronto with Dr. Sheldon Singh over 2012 and into … Beat Your A-Fib: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Cure: Written in everyday language for patients with Atrial Fibrillation Keeping Your Heart in Rhythm: The Seven Natural […]

Second Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation – My Experience

On May 10th, 2011 I had my second catheter ablation for Afib. Cure for Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Cure for Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT) (Fix for Heart Rhythm … Beat Your A-Fib: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Cure: Written in everyday language for patients with Atrial Fibrillation How To Stop or Prevent Heart Palpitations Medifocus Guidebook […]

Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation; My Story

I talk about my experience with atrial fibrillation and catheter ablation. If you are thinking about having an ablation, you should watch this video. Beat Your A-Fib: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Cure: Written in everyday language for patients with Atrial Fibrillation A Patient’s Guide to Heart Rhythm Problems (A Johns Hopkins Press Health […]

My 2nd Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation – Personal Experience

My personal experience. 34 year old former athlete. Beat Your A-Fib: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Cure: Written in everyday language for patients with Atrial Fibrillation Atrial Fibrillation: Remineralize Your Heart Conquer Your A-Fib: How To Beat Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation and Magnesium

I had a lot… of PAC’s (premature atrial complexes) after my THREE ablations.  Sometimes the unsteady beats had me fearful my Afib had returned.  I tried magnesium and was amazed with the result, a drop off of flutters by over 90%.  I use magnesium taurate as I found the cheaper magnesium oxide upset my stomach […]

Atrial Fibrillation Linked to Alcohol Consumption

Jan McBarron M.D,N.D of Duke and the Doctor covers research that identifies some surprising contributing factors to A-Fib and some advice on what you need to … Beat Your A-Fib: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Cure: Written in everyday language for patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Billie Jean King talks AFib and stroke risk

[the_ad id=”1711″] In the Afib Treatment Blog we like to include celebrities we come across who have battled Atrial Fibrillation.  Insights into how these lives we know cope with Afib. For decades, Billie Jean King has broken barriers, fighting for gender equality on the tennis court and  becoming a hero to the LGBT community. The […]

Learn Before You Burn – Afib Information

Before you make any decisions about your fight with Atrial Fibrillation, Know your Foe… The doctors sometimes don’t speak our language and often rush to begin a treatment regimen without a thorough explanation of what you are up against. Atrial Fibrillation is a complex and frustratingly difficult to treat condition. This information product by Medifocus is […]

How Does Afib Happen Anyway?

Ever wonder how Afib works. Here is a simple video that shows just what happens during Atrial Fibrillation.

Steve’s Directory of Doctors and Medical Centers

Just a personal note if you need help with your afib and live close to Pensacola,FL  Go see Dr. Thabet Alsheikh of Cardiology Consultants.  He CURED my Atrial Fibrillation and it was the “permanent” kind.  It took three ablations but now I have my life back – Tell him Steve sent you…he’ll love that… Cardiology […]

Celebrities with A-Fib: Dodger Relief Pitcher Kenley Jansen Pulled from Game

Dodger relief Pitcher Kenley Jansen had been hospitalized in 2011 for Atrial Fibrillation and had an ablation in October 2012. Since then, he’s had no diagnosed recurrences of atrial fibrillation. Update June 2015: Jansen was held out of relief work in the Dodger vs Colorado Rockies game as a health precaution. Jansen said he alerted the team’s trainers.

Congratulations to

For the second year, has been named to the list of the ‘Best Atrial Fibrillation Blogs’. Atrial Fibrillation: Resources for Patients ( is one of a dozen websites selected for special recognition by the Marketing Team. Of the twelve heart health websites, is one of only four websites dedicated exclusively to Atrial Fibrillation patient education.

Small BMI Increases Linked to Atrial Fibrillation Risk

[the_ad_placement id=”afib-body”]Afib and Body weight – Yet Another reason I have to lose weight… (HealthDay News) — Incremental increases in BMI are associated with excess risk for incident, postoperative and post-ablation atrial fibrillation(AF), according to a review published in JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology. Christopher X. Wong, MBB., from the University of Adelaide in Australia, and colleagues […]

Ablation May Be Best Option for Your AFib

New Afib model suggests Skip the Meds bring the Burn… A new study shows that performing catheter ablation on patients who have atrial fibrillation (an irregular heart beat) along with heart failure yields better outcomes than treating the irregular heartbeat with a medication. There are only two or three …

What is Atrial Fibrillation?

The Heart Rhythm Society has developed a video for patients and caregivers on Atrial Fibrillation.  Signs and Symptoms, AFib and Stroke, Treatment Options, Living with AFib and more. Personal patient stories and interviews with expert physicans and nurses.  

Living with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

Atrial Fibrillation, also known as AFib, is the most common type of arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeat. An estimated 5 million Americans are currently living with AFib, and it becomes more common with age. AFib significantly increases a person’s risk of stroke, so it’s important to recognize its signs and symptoms and to seek treatment to […]

Afib Symptoms – 5 Signs and a Unique Treatment!

  In this video I’m going to share a few of the leading afib symptoms, what this disease really is and how someone can eliminate it. The heart is one of the most important organs we have because it pushes blood to where it is needed. Most of us take it for granted because it […]

Getting Older – Know About Afib

As we age Atrial fibrillation becomes a possibility that bears watching, a whopping 3 to 5 million of us “Baby Boomer” generation aged and even younger will be affected.

Owen Obel, MD – Latest on Management of Atrial Fibrillation: Drugs and Devices

Session 4: Hot Topics. Presented at Dallas Cardiovascular Innovations 2013, conference held in Dallas,

Atrial Fibrillation – Me Being Cardioverted

Getting cardioverted after an episode of Atrial Fibrillation – After having an episode, the doctors gave me a procedure called Cardioversion. It is given by …

Announcing, from American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and

Afib Town – Great new Afib sufferers online community – check this one out. My AFib Experience™ ( is an innovative and unique online community that can help people understand atrial fibrillation, learn how to better manage it, and connect with others who also experience it. A collaboration of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association […]

Atrial Fibrillation (A-fib) Convergent Procedure

Billy Drake’s chronic atrial fibrillation (a-fib) made him tired so often that he was missing out on the activities he used to enjoy with his 12 and 13-year-old children. The Bucksport, Maine resident tried different treatments to normalize his heart rhythm but with no success. At a friend’s suggestion, he turned to Maine Medical Center […]

Atrial Fibrillation made simple Part 1

Atrial fibrillation (AF or A-fib) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia (irregular heart beat).

What is AF?

Atrial fibrillation (known as AF or Afib) is the most common heart rhythm disturbance in the world. It can affect adults of any age, but it is more common as people get older. Atrial fibrillation is not a life-threatening heart rhythm problem, but it increases chances of stroke five-fold. AF-related stroke can be more damaging, […]

Atrial Fibrillation Treatment Options–Dr. James Edgerton consults on Afib treatment with patient

In this video, cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. James Edgerton of The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano (Plano, TX) consults with an afib patient…