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 [More]
Ever wonder how Afib works. Here is a simple video that shows just what happens during Atrial Fibrillation. Get yourself one of these – for peace of mind – You doctor will love it… Just “CLICK” on the images for more information.
Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation is commonly performed at expert centers. How is the procedure performed? What does the patient experience? Dr. Kneller brings you inside the electrophysiology laboratory and shows you exactly what happens!
? If you have or think you have Atrial Fibrillation – YOU NEED ONE OF THESE! – Period.
Dr. Darryl Wells of the Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute talks about how safe of the ablation procedure is, getting patients home within 24 hours of the procedure, and a monitoring period of three months afterwards. He also talks about the importance of going to a center that does many of these procedures and that [More]
Dr. John Mandrola, MD was a recent speaker at the McDougall Advanced Study Weekend in Santa Rosa CA. for Free information about the McDougall program visit http://drmcdougall.com Dr. Mandrola practices cardiac electrophysiology at Baptist Health in Louisville Kentucky. This is his twentieth year of medical practice. Dr. Mandrola is also a writer. He is the [More]
Could Millions of People Benefit from this Information? For people who suffer from the constant weakness which cardiac arrhythmias can create, this path back to health can provide a real and permanent solution! It may seem absolutely amazing, but if the cells inside your body, especially inside your heart muscle don’t contain enough Magnesium, your [More]
Dr. Rajat Deo, a cardiovascular medicine doctor at Penn Heart and Vascular, discusses how new and better drugs will be replacing Coumadin to help atrial fibrillation patients avoid strokes. These drugs have fewer side effects and less of a need for careful monitoring. Learn more about the services at Penn Heart and Vascular: View Dr. [More]
Educational video about the catheter ablation surgery. Here’s what happens when you are under…@#$%&@#! I’am glad I was knocked cold!!
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Doin’ the Afib Dance – this one just cracks me up! It does help visualize the different types of arrhythmias. Fun to Watch – Good music too.
Getting cardioverted after an episode of Atrial Fibrillation – After having an episode, the doctors gave me a procedure called Cardioversion. It is given by …
Quote From Post Graduate Medical Journal: “In the older patient, bradyarrhythmias caused by sinus node dysfunction or conduction system disease are important causes of syncope. Sick sinus syndrome denotes a complicated rhythm disturbance involving impaired sinoatrial impulse formation or conduction. In patients with sick sinus syndrome, around 50% or more have the bradycardia-tachycardia syndrome, usually [More]
Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation is usually the last step in the treatment of Afib. If you get to this stage it means you have probably been through most, if not all, of the following. 1. Diagnosis – by this time you have been poked, prodded and “EKGed” and your Afib is still causing you fits. 2. Cardioversion – Been “zapped” a few [More]
In this video, cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. James Edgerton of The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano (Plano, TX) consults with an afib patient…
Atrial fibrillation (AF) represents a growing public health burden. It is a complex condition, involving a number of etiologic factors and arrhythmia mechani…
[ytapvideo id=WsbAglr5Q5c] Cardiac Ablation Procedure Patient Experience – Diagnosed with Atrial Fibrillation, Mary underwent successful cardiac ablation procedure at St. Vincent’s. Ma…
Afib Awareness Month A discussion with Mellanie True Hills, founder and CEO of StopAfib.org and an update on ACC resources for the treatment of afib.
I am a 61-year-old man. Until September ten years ago I had never been sick, other than colds and such, a day in my life! A real tough X-Football playing macho “I don’t need to go to the doctor” kind of guy. I had started to feel run down for a long time, had trouble sleeping, gained some [More]
[ytapvideo id=M1dzCSToIHA] Many Americans take blood thinners to help manage atrial fibrillation. AFib, the most common sustained heart arrhythmia, affecting nearly three million people in the United States, can lead to severe complications like strokes if untreated. Ed Cleary came to Massachusetts General Hospital in June 2012 to get his AFib treated. He had tried [More]
[ytapvideo id=qszZJdhSLZc] This is a vlog of my personal experience of a catheter ablation for anyone out there who is thinking about going ahead with an ablation or who knows someone …
[ytapvideo id=J99dkEj_V8k] StopAfib.org interviews Dr. Matthew Reynolds, of the Harvard Clinical Research Institute. In this video interview, Dr. Reynolds talked about his research loo…
[ytapvideo id=o74ZaFzNDL4] Dr. Arthur Menezes from the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Center in New Orleans, LA, examines the risk factors of atrial fibrillation in an article appeari…
I can still remember the “shock” I felt when my doctor said my symptoms where caused by Afib. I thought I had everything from heart failure to liver problems to ???? I was sick and tired of being sick and tired as they say. The mental and emotional panic that sets in with Atrial Fibrillation [More]