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Afib Vagus Stimulation

Neuromodulation for Atrial Fibrillation

Ear Clip May Ease A-fib What if all it took to treat the heart condition – atrial fibrillation – was clipping a small device to your ear for an hour a day? That futuristic scenario could soon be a reality, according to a new study. Neuromodulation increasingly explored as a treatment for atrial fibrillation. In […]

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Atrial Fibrillation 2019 Guidelines Update

 2019 Atrial Fibrillation Guideline updates. Major cardiology groups and other physiology groups like the American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society have released joint statements about how to manage atrial fibrillation. They incorporate things that have had a major influence on the management of patients with atrial fibrillation.   And so in 2019, they […]

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Afib Drugs – Multaq – Another Look

Afib sufferers need to “Know their Foe” –  part of this is to know the many drug options to control Atrial Fibrillation. As you may already know the pumping action of the heart is controlled by the heart’s electrical system the heart contains specialized cells that are able to create their own electrical impulses and […]

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How to IMPROVE YOUR HEART HEALTH with a Handful of NUTS

How to IMPROVE YOUR HEART HEALTH with a Handful of NUTS . People who regularly eat nuts, including peanuts, walnuts and tree nuts, have a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease or coronary heart disease compared to people who never or almost never eat nuts, according to a new study. The study is the largest […]

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What is the success rate for atrial fibrillation ablation procedure?

What is the success rate for atrial fibrillation ablation procedure?

  Dr. Darryl Wells of the Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute talks about how safe of the ablation procedure is, getting patients home within 24 hours of the procedure, and a monitoring period of three months afterwards. He also talks about the importance of going to a center that does many of these procedures and […]

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Ablation

“Affair of the Heart” event to feature internationally recognized heart …

“In some cases, AFib can cause chest pain but some people may not feel any symptoms,” Dr. Bhakta said. “A lot of the episodes are silent, so these patients don’t know they have atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation is often treated with drugs to …

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