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Although this study is only able to show an association between prescription NSAIDs and the risk for atrial fibrillation, lead researcher Dr. Bruno Stricker, a professor of pharmacoepidemiology at Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands …
Godolphin have reported Be Ready was suffering from an “atrial fibrillation” when he flopped as second-favourite in the Craven Stakes at Newmarket on Thursday.
Afib Ablations are scary! Unfortunately some doctors are a little less than artful in explaining the procedure and what to expect. My Electrophysiologist spoke with me about 5 minutes about the procedure and I don’t remember exactly what he said. Long story short – this video might help you – it did me. Stingram Cardiac [More]
High blood pressure is one of the major causes of afib. I don’t know of anyone who has atrial fibrillation who does not have or did have hypertension. It’s most common condition associated with atrial fibrillation. If your blood pressure is through the roof and you’re not doing much about it, chances are, you’ll develop [More]
Inflammation contributes to the pathogenesis of psoriasis as well as atrial fibrillation. The impact of psoriasis and its association with new–onset atrial fibrillation was assessed in hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). Psoriasis has a similar prevalence in hypertensive patients as in the general population. Psoriasis independently predicted new–onset atrial fibrillation despite lower age [More]
Patients are instructed on how to inject themselves with the tiny needle that is used to deliver the heparin under the skin. In a new study of some 3,000 older adults, those with the highest levels of omega-3 fatty acids in their blood were 30 percent less likely to develop an irregular heartbeat over the [More]
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.
Dr. Jeff Nagge explains how to manage vitamin K intake when taking warfarin Part of an unscripted video series “Speaking from experience” developed by the He…
) What is Afib? Permission granted for educational purposes only. Atrial fibrillation (known as AF or Afib) is the most common heart rhythm disturbanc…
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