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 [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.
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]
Physical activity helps fight genetic risk of heart disease, study finds Among those considered at high genetic risk for heart disease, high levels of cardiorespiratory fitness were associated with a 49 percent lower risk for coronary heart disease and a 60 percent lower risk for atrial fibrillation compared with study participants with low cardiorespiratory fitness. [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]
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Educational video about the catheter ablation surgery. Here’s what happens when you are under…@#$%&@#! I’am glad I was knocked cold!!
A discussion of Pradaxa (dabigatran) use as an anticoagulant, important bleeding precautions, and storage information. In a word – Don’t Use It!! I personally can’t see risking bleeding to death because I won’t get my coumadin levels INR checked or I want to eat a mess of greens. Until they can provide an antidote to [More]
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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 …
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.
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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]
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]
In this video, cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. James Edgerton of The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano (Plano, TX) consults with an afib patient…
In this video Dr. Paul discusses the many health benefits of eating nuts and why a handful per day can lead to a longer life. New Study Finds Correlation Between Almond Intake and General Heart Health Karolinska Institute researchers found a correlation between eating different kinds of nuts per week, including almonds, and lower chances [More]
I am a 62-year-old man. Until September eleven 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=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.
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=GuMsUaqmAQc] StopAfib.org interviews Dr. James Cox, creator of the Cox Maze procedure For more on Dr. Cox and on the Cox Maze procedure, visit: www.stopafib.org In this video interview commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Cox Maze procedure for atrial fibrillation, Dr. James Cox discussed the history of the procedure, including the first surgery. [More]