atrial fibrillation

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fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart

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"We know that caffeine, alcohol and certain foods often trigger A-fib symptoms," says Julia Zumpano, RD, LD, a Cleveland Clinic dietitian working with heart patients.
The investigators hypothesized high-intensity exercise would increase the risk of A-Fib, thus leading to more strokes in the ski group.
A total of 1,900 participants with A-fib were divided into three groups based on their carbohydrate intake (low, medium, high).
Previous studies have linked work stress to coronary heart disease, but whether there is also a link to atrial fibrillation (A-fib) is less clear.
Malibu, CA, September 15, 2016 --( To increase awareness and an understanding of Atrial Fibrillation, offers a new Infographic to educate and inform the public about this healthcare issue.
Understanding heart failure, CHD, arteriosclerosis, A-fib and ischemia
In a-fib, electrical signals that regulate the heartbeat become erratic.
People with symptomatic A-fib, as it is commonly called, may experience periodic palpitations (a sense that the heart is pounding or fluttering), chest discomfort, shortness of breath, unusual fatigue or dizziness.
And after seeing you "dance" last night...I'm thinking your mom had A-fib." ("Nurstoons," cartoon, Carl Elbing, 2012)
Wilbur Su was treating my A-fib, which was now out of control due to the stroke.
presents Beat Your A-Fib, a solid guide to combating this emerging cardiovascular epidemic.
AtriCure Inc.; Effective atrial fibrillation (a-fib) therapy is one of the cardiac device market's holy grafts.
Atrial fibrillation (AF or a-fib) is the most common irregular heartbeat and is characterized by heart palpitations, dizziness, and shortness of breath.
Researchers also found that of the 100 most-used supplements, 69 percent interfere with the effectiveness of warfarin.The most commonly used herbal and dietary supplements among a-fib patients were: supplemental vitamins, glucosamine/chondroitin, fish oil and coenzyme Q10.Researchers will present their findings at the American Health Association's annual scientific session in Chicago on Nov.