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Can we Heal the Heart Electric?

Implant uses electricity to heal the heart ?We’ve already heard how electrical pulses have been shown to help heal wounds, by promoting tissue growth. An experimental new implant uses that same principle to aid in the regeneration of cardiac tissue, potentially postponing or even eliminating the need for heart transplants. Known as the C-MIC (Cardiac […]

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Afib Treatment Lightens Up – The Bioelectronic Defibrillator

Afib treatment lightens up Atrial fibrillation is an irregular, rapid heartbeat that interrupts normal blood flow and increases risk of stroke and clots. Normal heart rhythm can be restored by electroshock (electrical cardioversion), but implantable cardioverter defibrillators can cause pain and damage myocardial tissue. Been There Done That – Cardioversion Sucks! Rather than supply exogenous […]

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Neuromodulation for Atrial Fibrillation

Ear Clip May Ease A-fib What if all it took to treat the heart condition – atrial fibrillation – was clipping a small device to your ear for an hour a day? That futuristic scenario could soon be a reality, according to a new study. Neuromodulation increasingly explored as a treatment for atrial fibrillation. In […]

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Cardioversion Fun for The Afib Guy

Does A Cardioversion Help With AFib?  Yes, it does – MAYBE – In this video, Dr. Afib discusses some tips and common questions regarding why patients with atrial fibrillation can see positive results with a Cardioversion. Well – I just had a cardioversion. I have had about four of these in my 12 year battle […]

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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

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

 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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

Ablation number two.  I personally have had THREE.  Worth listening too.

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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

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 for Afib

  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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How to IMPROVE YOUR HEART HEALTH with a Handful of NUTS

How to IMPROVE YOUR HEART HEALTH with a Handful of NUTS . People who regularly eat nuts, including peanuts, walnuts and tree nuts, have a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease or coronary heart disease compared to people who never or almost never eat nuts, according to a new study. The study is the largest […]

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Alivecor® KardiaMobile EKG Monitor | Wireless EKG | Captures Heart Rate, Rhythm & Symptoms for Early Detection of AFib | For Smartphones & Tablets | FDA Cleared

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%

  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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The Haywire Heart by Lennard Zinn, Dr. John Mandrola, and Chris Case

Treat Your Atrial Fibrillation First by Changing Your Lifestyle.

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 chief cardiology correspondent for Medscape—a web resource for health professionals. In addition, he maintains a general health and fitness blog, Dr. John M, and is active on […]

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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

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

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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