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…

Snoring is a cause of Afib – Get it Treated

  Snoring may be doing more harm than just keeping your partner up at night. Did you know it’s is also a higher risk factor…

AFib Causes Presentation

Atrial fibrillation (also called AFib or AF) is a quivering or irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other…

What is Atrial fibrillation and Why do I have it

What is atrial fibrillation? Atrial fibrillation is an atrial arrhythmia where the upper chambers don’t contract normally, causing higher heart rates in the lower ventricles. The…

Afib and Blood Pressure

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Atrial Fibrillation Linked to Alcohol Consumption

Jan McBarron M.D,N.D of Duke and the Doctor covers research that identifies some surprising contributing factors to A-Fib and some advice on what you need…

Living with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

  Atrial Fibrillation, also known as AFib, is the most common type of arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeat. An estimated 5 million Americans are currently living…

Treat your Afib

Atrial Fibrillation Made Simple

  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…

Certain Rx Painkillers Tied to Higher AFib Risk

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…

Sleep Apnea and Afib

Obstructive sleep apnea complicates atrial fibrillation

WASHINGTON – About 18% of U.S. patients with atrial fibrillation also have a diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea, and the confluence of the two appeared…

News: High Blood Pressure Increases Afib Risk

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…

Psoriasis and Afib

Psoriasis and Atrial Fibrillation Linked?

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…

Afib Treatment Herart

Cutting Edge A-Fib Treatment Comes To The First Coast

As for prevention, Oza said that many of the A-fib risk factors are the same as the risk factors of heart disease. Decreasing salt intake,…

More Caffeine May Lower Afib Risk

The authors acknowledged that the analysis was limited by the potential underestimation of incident atrial fibrillation, the use of self-reported caffeine intake, the inability to…

Calcium Channels May Control Atrial Fibrillation

Using a combination of molecular biology, electrophysiology, and genetically engineering mice, scientists at the University of Calgary’s and Alberta Health Services’ Libin Cardiovascular Institute of…

What Can Trigger Afib?

Many people who have AFib suffer from episodes brought on by a specific trigger. Recognizing triggers and avoiding them can help you manage atrial fibrillation…

Atrial fibrillation (part 1 of 3): Who and Why

Dr. James Ong, a Cardiac Electrophysiologist, explains the mechanism of Atrial Fibrillation and how Radiofrequency Ablation can help eliminate AFib.  

Atrial Fibrillation Animation Video

Educational animated video that describes atrial fibrillation. Provided by Eastside Arrhythmia Services (EastsideArrhythmiaServices.com).