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Is AFib an Emergency?

September 15, 2020

Atrial Fibrillation is common- but that doesn’t mean AFib episodes aren’t scary. Any cardiac symptom can cause patients to panic, even if they have had these symptoms in the past. But what is the difference between a stressful symptom and a life-threatening problem? Below, we will help you tell the difference so you can get … Continue reading “Is AFib an Emergency?”

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AFib and Dementia: Are These Conditions Linked?

August 15, 2020

Atrial fibrillation and dementia are both common conditions among elderly people. But are these conditions related? On the surface, these two conditions don’t seem to have much in common. However, there is a link between them. Below, we will explain the connection between AFib and dementia. What is Dementia? Dementia is not just one single … Continue reading “AFib and Dementia: Are These Conditions Linked?”

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Can I Fly With Atrial Fibrillation?

July 30, 2020

People with atrial fibrillation should still be able to live their normal, full lives. However, AFib can present a few challenges when it comes to travel. Luckily, none of these challenges are dealbreakers. They are simply new things to adjust to as you learn to live with your condition. Below, we will share some tips … Continue reading “Can I Fly With Atrial Fibrillation?”

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Does AFib Affect My Immune System?

April 15, 2020

A lot of Americans are concerned about their immune systems due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, people with a health condition are even more concerned about immunity. Scientists now know that people with compromised immune systems are more likely to suffer from COVID-19 complications. But are people with AFib considered immune-compromised? We’ll give you the … Continue reading “Does AFib Affect My Immune System?”

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Hypertension and AFib Connection

February 29, 2020

AFib and hypertension are both common conditions. But are these diagnoses related? As a matter of fact, they are. Learning the basics of heart health will help you to understand the connection. In this article, we will explain why blood pressure can affect the rhythm of your heart. The Importance of Blood Pressure As you … Continue reading “Hypertension and AFib Connection”

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Exercise and AFib: 3 Things to Try

February 15, 2020

If you have AFib, then you probably want to keep your body as healthy as possible. Exercise is one of the best ways to lower your weight and reduce stress. But is it safe to exercise if you have AFib? The answer depends on the type of exercise. Your doctor can help you choose safe … Continue reading “Exercise and AFib: 3 Things to Try”

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AFib and Life Expectancy: How Long Can You Survive With It?

January 30, 2020

It is common to have an irregular heartbeat. Research shows that over three million people in America are diagnosed with heart rhythm disorders. And if the disorder is in the upper chamber of the heart that can make the heart quiver, the condition is called Atrial Fibrillation (AFib). There’s an electrical system in our heart … Continue reading “AFib and Life Expectancy: How Long Can You Survive With It?”

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Traveling With Afib

June 25, 2019

Summer is a great time. Kids are out of school, weather across the country is generally warm, and there are lots of places to visit. Summer vacations are an American tradition, and this summer is no different. But, for those with afib, the thought of having an afib episode while on the road may seem … Continue reading “Traveling With Afib”

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Six Important Things You Should Know About Afib – Part II (The Last Three)

May 16, 2019

Our previous blog discussed three of six important things you should know about afib. In this blog, we’ll discuss the last three of the six. We believe these six things should be kept in mind if you have or think you might have afib or if a friend or a family member has afib. Of … Continue reading “Six Important Things You Should Know About Afib – Part II (The Last Three)”

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Six Important Things You Should Know About Afib – Part I (The First Three)

May 15, 2019

This blog will deal with the first three of six important things you should know about afib. These are essential points you should keep in mind whether or not you have afib. It is always possible that a family member or a friend may have afib, and these facts could help you or them live … Continue reading “Six Important Things You Should Know About Afib – Part I (The First Three)”

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