Living with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

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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 with AFib, and it becomes more common with age. AFib significantly increases a person’s risk of stroke, so it’s important to recognize its signs and symptoms and to seek treatment […]
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Atrial Fibrillation – All New** Video Part I

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Atrial Fibrillation – All New** Video Part I
Atrial fibrillation (AF or A-fib) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia (irregular heart beat).
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Atrial fibrillation (Afib)

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Atrial fibrillation (Afib)
More than 2.5 million Americans are living with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib). AFib is an irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications. What doctors and researchers currently understand about … A deeper understanding of AFib could lower risk  
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Women At Greater Stroke Risk With Afib Than Men…

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Women At Greater Stroke Risk With Afib Than Men…
Atrial fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm condition, and gender is an independent risk factor for thromboembolism (especially stroke). The pathophysiological mechanisms responsible for this increased risk of thromboembolism in women are not …
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Dr. Roach: Murmur not necessarily linked to atrial fibrillation

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Dr. Roach: Murmur not necessarily linked to atrial fibrillation
Dear Dr. Roach: When I was discharged from the Army in 1966, I was diagnosed with a heart murmur. It seemed to be insignificant; however, in April 2011 during a routine exam, I was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, admitted to the hospital the same …
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Atrial Fibrillation Treatments–StopAfib.org interviews Dr. Douglas Packer on the CABANA Trial

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Atrial Fibrillation Treatments–StopAfib.org interviews Dr. Douglas Packer on the CABANA Trial
StopAfib.org interviews Dr. Douglas Packer See the full transcript at: http://www.stopafib.org/newsitem.cfm/NEWSID/298 In this video, Dr. Douglas L. Packer o…
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Today on The Body Show: Atrial Fibrillation

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Today on The Body Show: Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm problem in the world, but how do you know if you have it? Is it serious? Can it cause bigger problems like strokes if it's not treated? We'll talk with cardiology expert Dr. David Singh about this …
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A New Way to Treat Atrial Fibrillation – A Little Alcohol Helps…

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A New Way to Treat Atrial Fibrillation – A Little Alcohol Helps…
Doctors in the U.S. and Japan have devised a way to treat atrial fibrillation by adding a little alcohol to minimally invasive therapies that target a cluster of misbehaving nerves known to trigger arrhythmia. In the most recent Journal of the American … Read More
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Warfarin Best for Afib Patients with Kidney Problems

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Warfarin Best for Afib Patients with Kidney Problems
Study Rundown: Patients presenting with atrial fibrillation (AF) following myocardial infarction are often prescribed warfarin as a preventative measure against thromboembolic events. A subset of these patients also have chronic kidney disease (CKD) …
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New Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation Reduces Stroke Risk

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New Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation Reduces Stroke Risk
Newswise — STONY BROOK, NY, March 10, 2014 – Doctors at the Stony Brook Heart Institute Electrophysiology Lab are using a new nonsurgical technique called the LARIAT Suture Delivery Device to treat patients with atrial fibrillation, or A-Fib, who …
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FDA Approves New Catheter For Treatment Of Atrial Fibrillation

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FDA Approves New Catheter For Treatment Of Atrial Fibrillation
The FDA has granted marketing approval for the Thermocool Smarttouch ablation catheter for use in patients with drug-resistant paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF), sustained monomorphic ischemic ventricular tachycardia and Type I atrial flutter. The …
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Take it from Howie Mandel: Atrial fibrillation is a dangerous deal

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Take it from Howie Mandel: Atrial fibrillation is a dangerous deal
Howie Mandel wants to make you a deal: Learn about atrial fibrillation, or A-fib, and you may just save a life. In an interview with Healthline, the famed game show host spoke about his own experience living with the condition. Atrial fibrillation is …
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Study shows improved detection of atrial fibrillation

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Study shows improved detection of atrial fibrillation
According to results of a Medtronic-sponsored study presented Friday, an insertable device called the Reveal XT does a significantly better job of detecting atrial fibrillation in patients who have had a stroke than standard monitoring. That gives …
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A Common Treatment for Gout Shows Promise in Atrial Fibrillation Patients

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A Common Treatment for Gout Shows Promise in Atrial Fibrillation Patients
Here’s one to ask you cardiologist/electrophysiologist about.   An exciting study of a potential new atrial fibrillation treatment just came out which studied the effects of colchicine, a common drug patients take to treat acute gout, on afib patients. CONCLUSIONS: Colchicine may be an effective and safe treatment for prevention of early AF recurrences after […]
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Atrial fibrillation is a problem with the heart's rhythm, also known as an …

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Atrial fibrillation is a problem with the heart's rhythm, also known as an …
Arrhythmias occur when there is a problem with the heart's electrical system. In the case of atrial fibrillation, the result is that the top chambers of the heart contract irregularly. Atrial fibrillation can increase the risk of stroke and, in some …
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Porter Regional Hospital – First Hospital in Indiana To Receive Atrial …

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Porter Regional Hospital – First Hospital in Indiana To Receive Atrial …
Certified-Atrial–Fibrillation Porter Regional Hospital has become the first health care facility in Indiana to receive full Atrial Fibrillation Certification status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). This most recent honor further …
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Second Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation – My Experience

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Second Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation – My Experience
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 …
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Barry Manilow On Living with Atrial fibrillation – My Generation | Music | AARP

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Barry Manilow On Living with Atrial fibrillation – My Generation | Music | AARP
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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Mellanie Hills | The Impact of Atrial Fibrillation, Dallas Speaker – Women’s Speaker

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Mellanie Hills | The Impact of Atrial Fibrillation, Dallas Speaker – Women’s Speaker
Dallas Women’s Speaker, For more info on Mellanie Hills visit: http://www.texasspeakersbureau.com/mellanie-hills/ or call The Texas Speakers Bureau at: 1.877…
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