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Should You Get a Pacemaker for Afib?

October 15, 2020

Pacemakers are one common tool that can be very helpful for some cardiac patients. But are they the right choice for you and your AFib? The answer depends on the nature of your AFib and also on some other factors. Below, we will explain what a pacemaker does. We will also help you decide if … Continue reading “Should You Get a Pacemaker for Afib?”

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Aspirin and AFib: Is it Safe?

September 30, 2020

Aspirin is one of the most common medications for heart patients. It is very affordable, easy to find, and helpful for many people. But is it helpful for AFib patients? The answer might surprise you. Read on to learn why AFib patients should avoid aspirin- and how you can boost heart health instead. Why Some … Continue reading “Aspirin and AFib: Is it Safe?”

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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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Gentle Exercises: Is Walking Good For AFib?

August 30, 2020

Staying active is important for seniors- especially seniors with AFib. However, it is also important for patients to be gentle with their hearts. Lots of patients choose to take a walk as a way to get up and move while dealing with their symptoms. But is walking good for AFib? Is a better exercise option … Continue reading “Gentle Exercises: Is Walking Good For AFib?”

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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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5 Common Symptoms of Heart Problems in Women

July 15, 2020

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for American women. However, many women don’t know the symptoms of a heart problem. The key issue? When we think of a heart attack, we usually think of symptoms men experience. We all know that men and women have different bodies. But did you know that those … Continue reading “5 Common Symptoms of Heart Problems in Women”

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AFib or Anxiety: Understanding the Difference

June 30, 2020

Chest pressure and an irregular heartbeat both tell you that something is wrong. However, these symptoms can be caused by very different things. Atrial Fibrillation commonly causes these symptoms. AFib is a serious, chronic condition that requires medical treatment. But severe anxiety or panic attacks could also be causing these symptoms. Below, we will tell … Continue reading “AFib or Anxiety: Understanding the Difference”

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Atrial Fibrillation Sleep Position Tips

May 30, 2020

AFib can affect lots of different parts of the body. But did you know it can also affect your sleep? If you are having issues getting a good night’s rest, then your heart issues might be to blame. Luckily, there are ways you can improve your sleep to wake up healthy and well-rested. Below, we … Continue reading “Atrial Fibrillation Sleep Position Tips”

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Atrial Fibrillation Treatment in Elderly Patients

May 15, 2020

AFib patients over 65 should know that they have options. There are several different approaches for atrial fibrillation treatment in elderly people. These treatments will vary based on each person. Below, we will share some common options for atrial fibrillation treatment in elderly patients. This way, each Afib patient can be prepared when meeting with … Continue reading “Atrial Fibrillation Treatment in Elderly Patients”

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