Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation is usually the last step in the treatment of Afib.  If you get to this stage it means you have probably been through most, if not all, of the following. 1.  Diagnosis – by this time you have been poked, prodded and “EKGed” and your Afib is still causing you fits. 2.  Cardioversion – Been “zapped” a few [More]
Drs. Wes Fisher and Jose Nazari discuss the atrial fibrillation ablation procedure. To learn more about Atrial Fibrillation, visit
This American Heart Association/American Stroke Association video features an atrial fibrillation (AFib) patient and stroke survivor, Carl, as he shares his … Beat Your A-Fib: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Cure: Written in everyday language for patients with Atrial Fibrillation Conquer Your A-Fib: How To Beat Atrial Fibrillation Atrial Fibrillation : My Heart, the [More]
www.GetSMARTAboutAfib.com Tim Knutson is a family man and an airline pilot. In this video he shares the story of how his life changed after undergoing a … Beat Your A-Fib: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Cure: Written in everyday language for patients with Atrial Fibrillation Afib Atrial Fibrillation Italian Charm for Bracelet The Magnesium [More]
This is a description of my experience with Atrial Fibrillation and the treatment I received at Sunnybrook in Toronto with Dr. Sheldon Singh over 2012 and into … Beat Your A-Fib: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Cure: Written in everyday language for patients with Atrial Fibrillation Keeping Your Heart in Rhythm: The Seven Natural [More]
I talk about my experience with atrial fibrillation and catheter ablation. If you are thinking about having an ablation, you should watch this video. Beat Your A-Fib: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Cure: Written in everyday language for patients with Atrial Fibrillation A Patient’s Guide to Heart Rhythm Problems (A Johns Hopkins Press Health [More]
On May 10th, 2011 I had my second catheter ablation for Afib. Cure for Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Cure for Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT) (Fix for Heart Rhythm … Beat Your A-Fib: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Cure: Written in everyday language for patients with Atrial Fibrillation How To Stop or Prevent Heart Palpitations Medifocus Guidebook [More]
My personal experience. 34 year old former athlete. imdb.me/eddiejohnson Beat Your A-Fib: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Cure: Written in everyday language for patients with Atrial Fibrillation Atrial Fibrillation: Remineralize Your Heart Conquer Your A-Fib: How To Beat Atrial Fibrillation
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 Center [More]
Interesting presentation – BUT – In my opinion the risks of further heart damage or even heart failure posed bu staying in afib are NOT worth the risk.  Remember also Afib begets mere afib so do what is possible to get in normal sinus rhythm. This is an invasive therapy in which a variety of [More]
StopAfib.org interviews Dr. Matthew Reynolds, of the Harvard Clinical Research Institute. In this video interview, Dr. Reynolds talked about his research looking at outcomes and quality of life following catheter ablation. His research analyzed quality of life data that was collected as part of a previously-reported catheter trial, in which catheter ablation was found to [More]
Atrial Fibrillation may affect your quality of life and cause strokes. Many options are available, such as Afib ablation. Learn about your options!
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]
Take it from me drug treatment for Atrial Fibrillation will only buy you time.  Get your afib FIXED and try not to settle for anything less than sinus rhythm.  Remember Afib begets Afib – it will only get worse as you age. Atrial fibrillation is a condition where the heart’s normally precise electrical system goes [More]
Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (Afib) recurred significantly less often in patients initially treated with radiofrequency ablation (RFA) instead of medication, results of a randomized trial showed. Patients who received anti-arrhythmic drugs as first …
When I first put this report together I thought the “For Dummies” slant might be a fun way to format the eBook. Then I realized – there is nothing “funny” about Atrial Fibrillation. I have had Afib for years maybe. It was my first and only major health crisis and I guess I needed to [More]
Afib & the PRECISE Trial — StopAfib.org interviews Dr. Sanjiv Narayan Here is some great news for Afib sufferers especially those (like me) who had persistent or permanent Afib, the kind resistant to treatment including ablation.  This may be the answer – exciting stuff! StopAfib.org interviews Dr. Sanjiv Narayan of the University of California, San [More]
Dr. Richard Wu, a cardiac electrophysiologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, sucessfully treated patient Jean McIntosh’s heart disorder. Ms. McIntosh suffered from atrial fibrillation.
Cardiologist,  Bruce Lindsay, MD, is Section Head, Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing, Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine.  He discusses the success rate of ablation (an abnormal heart beat).  The procedure can be up to 95 percent successful in treating some abnormalities.  However, in some cases the success of the procedure depends on the underlying cause [More]
Post-ablation video: How the procedure went and my current situation following radiofrequency catheter ablation for svt.
Cardiac Electrophysiology – Cardiac Electrophysiologists study the electrical system of the heart. Blood pressure and heart rates can cause irregular heartbeats.  Symptoms include palpitations, dizziness, and passing out. Tests, procedures, and treatments are discussed in this video.  
Ronald Boyle, a patient with Atrial Fibrillation, shares his story of undergoing a Pulmonary Vein Ablation and receiving a new type of catheter at Mayo Clinic.  Ronald expresses how this procedure has changed his life and how he found a solution when medication was no longer effective.  
Dr. James Ong, a Cardiac Electrophysiologist, explains the mechanism of Atrial Fibrillation and how Radiofrequency Ablation can help eliminate AFib.  
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Therefore, clinicians may minimize the significance of afib to the patient and may fail to provide the level of support and information needed for self-management of recurrent symptomatic afib.” Afib patients may go untreated. Afib can fly under the radar as some patients don’t have symptoms and some may only have symptoms once in a [More]