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For the second year, A-Fib.com has been named to the Healthline.com list of the ‘Best Atrial Fibrillation Blogs’. Atrial Fibrillation: Resources for Patients (A-Fib.com) is one of a dozen websites selected for special recognition by the Healthline.com Marketing Team. Of the twelve heart health websites, A-Fib.com is one of only four websites dedicated exclusively to Atrial Fibrillation patient education.
[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 […]
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 …
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.
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 constantly […]
Announcing MyAFibExperience.org, from American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and StopAfib.org
Great new Afib sufferers online community – check this one out. My AFib Experience™ (www.myafibexperience.org) 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 and StopAfib.org, with […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
In this video, cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. James Edgerton of The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano (Plano, TX) consults with an afib patient…
Ever wonder why you read about seemingly healthy people suddenly having a debilitation stroke? The reason may be a largely overlooked risk factor – Atrial Fibrillation. Like me, many fail to realize they have or are developing Afib, especially at first. I though I was just “out of shape” until my doctor noticed the arrhythmia […]
More than 2.5 million Americans are living with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib). AFib is an irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications. What doctors and researchers currently understand about … A deeper understanding of AFib could lower risk
UPDATE!! UPDATE!! Dallas, Nov 18 (Reuters) – An experimental antidote to the widely used blood clot preventer Pradaxa worked immediately and completely in an early-stage trial among healthy volunteers, raising hopes that the drug’s blood-thinning effects can be reversed … Pradaxa antidote works fast, completely in small trial […]
Dr. Darryl Wells of the Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute talks about the stroke risk associated with atrial fibrillation and how that risk is dealt with. There are medications that thin the blood and reduce stroke risk. There are also medications used to manage the heart rate and the heart rhythm. For more about atrial […]
I talk about my experience with atrial fibrillation and catheter ablation. If you are thinking about having an ablation, you should watch this video.
Learn about new treatment options, including the Hybrid Maze procedure, in a Free LiveCast Seminar from St. Helena Arrhythmia Center on November 18, 2014 6:30 – 8:00 PM PST. The Hybrid Maze is a new minimally invasive procedure for atrial fibrillation. Patients benefit from better outcomes, a shorter hospital stay, and quicker recovery. Dr. Gan […]
Biosense Webster, Inc. and StopAfib.org have teamed up to raise awareness of atrial fibrillation and available treatment options through Get SMART About AfibSM, an interactive web experience. Learn more at: Biosense Webster Teams Up with StopAfib.org to Challenge Americans to Get SMART About AfibSM
Get a special discount on the FDA-approved AfibAlert® heart monitor for detecting atrial fibrillation. Lohman Technologies is making this special discount available for the StopAfib.org patient community for a limited time only, so please act quickly. To learn more, see: Special Discount on AfibAlert® Standalone Heart Monitor for Detecting Atrial Fibrillation.
The VICTORY AF (Evaluation of Multielectrode Phased RF Technology in Persistent AF) Trial, sponsored by Medtronic, is studying patients undergoing a catheter ablation with Medtronic’s Phased Radiofrequency (RF) system. To learn more, see: VICTORY AF Trial Studies Phased Radiofrequency (RF) System for Persistent and Longstanding Persistent Atrial Fibrillation
Toronto, Oct 15: Although rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, high doses of fish oil supplements do not reduce atrial fibrillation, a common type of irregular heartbeat, found a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.
Live Longer?Have a Catheter Ablation! By Steve S. Ryan, PhD, September 2014 Medical breakthrough news! In a 10-year study that followed over 3,000 A-Fib patients who had a successful catheter ablation, researchers found a 60% reduction in the expected rate of cardiovascular mortality.