Lifestyle Afib Help

Herbal and afib

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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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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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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Diet Changes and AFib

Stroke is a serious potential complication of atrial fibrillation. Learn about foods and supplements that can help reduce your stroke risk with AFib. Foods to Avoid with Atrial Fibrillation Atrial fibrillation (AFib) occurs when the normal rhythmic pumping of the upper chambers of the heart, called the atria, break down. Instead of a normal heartbeat, […]

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