Atrial Fibrillation Made Simple

Atrial Fibrillation Made Simple

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Atrial Fibrillation Made Simple
  Atrial fibrillation (AF or A-fib) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia (irregular heart beat). Evidence suggests it may be easier to prevent atrial fibrillation than to treat it: https://t.co/0RKUcngQAr — Cleveland Clinic MD (@CleClinicMD) March 17, 2018 Do  I Have Afib? - "CLICK" for More Information - Your Doctor will Love It... Detect Atrial […]
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Atrial fibrillation (AF or A-fib) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia (irregular heart beat).

Can Atrial Fibrillation Patients Have Sex?

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Can Atrial Fibrillation Patients Have Sex?
Sex and Atrial Fibrillation: What Doctors Want You to Know “The chaotic beating of atrial fibrillation, a condition that causes your heart to quiver rapidly, can be frightening — even if it only lasts for a short time.  It’s natural to be afraid that any form of exertion, including sex, will bring on another episode. […]
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How I Cured My Afib – Almost

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How I Cured My Afib – Almost
To better answer that question, we first must identify what a cure means. My strict definition of a cure for atrial fibrillation is that through either a procedure, medication, or a lifestyle change a patient has zero episodes of AFib for the rest of their life with absolutely no symptoms. If we adhere to that […]
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Atrial Fibrillation 2019 Guidelines Update

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Atrial Fibrillation 2019 Guidelines Update
 2019 Atrial Fibrillation Guideline updates. Major cardiology groups and other physiology groups like the American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society have released joint statements about how to manage atrial fibrillation. They incorporate things that have had a major influence on the management of patients with atrial fibrillation.   And so in 2019, they […]
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Afib Triggers

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Afib Triggers
You MAY be able to reduce or stop your Afib episodes if you watch for possible TRIGGERS. My main trigger turned out to be High Fructose Corn Syrup.  I noticed that almost any exposure to this sweetener would usually bring on a bout of Afib.  I also learned that it is in almost everything, anything […]
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Hacksaw Jim Duggan

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Hacksaw Jim Duggan
Hacksaw Jim Duggan – Another Celebrity Afib scare… WWE Hall Of Famer’s family shared on social media during the Thanksgiving holiday that the family spent the holiday in the hospital with Duggan while he was in the intensive care unit. Duggan later provided an update on how he was doing and noted that he was […]
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Herbal Supplements and Afib

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Herbal Supplements and Afib
Are Your Holistic Supplementation Interfering With Your Medicines? Most medicines affected have a ‘narrow therapeutic index’, which means that if the amount of the drug is even a little too low or too high, it can cause big problems. St. John’s wort, for as an example, has interaction with many types of drugs. In most […]
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The Afib Cardiac Monitor Patch is Here

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The Afib Cardiac Monitor Patch is Here
The Zio Cardiac Monitor September is National Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Awareness Month. Afib is an irregular heartbeat that if left untreated could cause serious health problems.  Now you can determine once and for all if you have Atrial Fibrillation with near 100% certainty. Check out the latest heart monitoring technology to record your every heartbeat. […]
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Coffee and Atrial Fibrillation

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Coffee and Atrial Fibrillation
Heart Cell Fibrosis and Atrial Fibrillation are related, now there may be some help from our old friend caffeine. It has been speculated that fibrosis of heart cells, especially in the atria may be associated with the occurrence and progression of Atrial Fibrillation as well as heart failure. Fibrosis is the formation of excess fibrous […]
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How Does Afib Happen Anyway?

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How Does Afib Happen Anyway?
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.
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What is Atrial Fibrillation

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What is Atrial Fibrillation
Scott Winter had suffered from atrial fibrillation for years. After many attempts at curing his problem, Scott was referred to Dr. HelenMari Merritt at Nebraska Medicine. He was the first person in Nebraska to have a new procedure performed which would use a minimally invasive procedure to cure his irregular heartbeat. Atrial fibrillation is a […]
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Afib Ablation Story – Round TWO

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Afib Ablation Story – Round TWO
Ablation number two.  I personally have had THREE.  Worth listening too.
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Afib and Weight Loss

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Afib and Weight Loss
This is HUGE news!   Overweight people with atrial fibrillation can reduce or reverse the effects of the condition by losing weight, according to a landmark study that suggests the lifestyle intervention is a good alternative to surgical or drug intervention.   Researchers from the University of Adelaide found that losing 10 percent of weight, […]
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Afib Drugs – Multaq – Another Look

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Afib Drugs – Multaq – Another Look
Afib sufferers need to “Know their Foe” –  part of this is to know the many drug options to control Atrial Fibrillation. As you may already know the pumping action of the heart is controlled by the heart’s electrical system the heart contains specialized cells that are able to create their own electrical impulses and […]
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Why You Should Eat Nuts Every Day | Dr. Paul

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Why You Should Eat Nuts Every Day | Dr. Paul
  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 […]
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KardiaMobile EKG Monitor

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KardiaMobile EKG Monitor
Buy Alivecor® KardiaMobile EKG Monitor | Wireless EKG | Captures Heart Rate, Rhythm & Symptoms for Early Detection of AFib | For Smartphones & Tablets | FDA Cleared on ? FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders
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Reduce Your Afib Chance By As Much as 60%

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Reduce Your Afib Chance By As Much as 60%
  Physical activity helps fight the 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 […]
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Treat Your Atrial Fibrillation First by Changing Your Lifestyle.

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Treat Your Atrial Fibrillation First by Changing Your Lifestyle.
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 […]
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Kardia Mobile Device

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Kardia Mobile Device
If you have or think you have Atrial Fibrillation – YOU NEED ONE OF THESE! – Period.  
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Ablation For Atrial Fibrillation

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Ablation For Atrial Fibrillation
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 […]
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Atrial Fibrillation – The Beast Arrives

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Atrial Fibrillation – The Beast Arrives
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 […]
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Does Hillary Have Afib

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Does Hillary Have Afib
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 […]
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Afib Awareness Month

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Afib Awareness Month
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.
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Diagnosed with AFib : What, Me Worry?

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Diagnosed with AFib : What, Me Worry?
Medical advice from Drs. Marc Siegel and David Samadi Check out the reviews and tips at: Watch the latest video at foxnews.com
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Howie Mandel speaks out on AFib

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Howie Mandel speaks out on AFib
Over 60 and Afib Free… Many people interested in staving off the effects of aging will mainly be so for vanity reasons. They don’t actually want to be immortal but rather they’re just interested in looking younger for longer and perhaps having a few less aches and pains. But there are those with greater ambitions. […]
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The Latest News about Atrial Fibrillation

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The Latest News about Atrial Fibrillation
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. […]
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