Pope Joseph Ratzinger, known as Benedict XVI, stepped down from the papacy on Feb. 28, 2013 due to declining health. Among other health issues a source close to the Vatican said the Pope suffered from atrial fibrillation, one of the most common forms of abnormal heart rhythm and a big cause of strokes. #afib
VICE PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY: [October 2008] For the second time in less than a year, Vice President Dick Cheney, 67, underwent a procedure to restore his normal heart rhythm. During a visit with his doctors,â??it was discovered that the vice president was experiencing a recurrence of atrial fibrillation, an abnormal rhythm involving the upper chambers [More]
DONALD “DEKE” SLAYTON, U.S. ASTRONAUT/MAJOR USAF. NASA Mercury program astronaut, Deke Slayton’s A-Fib was first detected in 1959. After focused effort, his arrhythmia ceased and he was restored to full flight status in March 1972 making it into space in July 1975.
MOTHER TERESA, the revered founder of the Missionaries of Charity and 1979 winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Treated for A-Fib in 1992.
MILEY CYRUS, actress, recording artist and star of the Disney channel’s “Hannah Montana”. At 16 she was diagnosed with tachycardia, a rapid heartbeat and a type of arrhythmia. According to an article in “Good for You”/MediResource on March 10th, 2009: “Cyrus doesn’t specify the type of tachycardia she has, but one type that can damage [More]
Singer-songwriter Barry Manilow sits down with My Generation to talk about his legendary career and what it’s like to live with Atrial fibrillation (a-fib). …
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Other celebs with afib include NBA legend Jerry West and Helmut Huber, the husband of daytime TV star Susan Lucci. Healthcare professionals often minimize the impact of afib on patients. According to recent research in the …
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