Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation diagnosis and treatment - Karen’s Story

My heart story began when I was six years old. I was diagnosed with a hole in my the size of a dime. At that point I needed to have open heart surgery. Hi, my name is Karen Christensen…

By: American Heart Association:1
Atrial fibrillation warning signs and treatment options - Lila's Good Health

- Your heart's rhythm is its pace, its beat, and in a normal heart, there's a steady rhythm, but in some patients, there's a rapid, suddenly faster rhythm that can result…

By: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System
What is Atrial Fibrillation? - Hetal Bhakta, MD

The heart is a muscle working night and day to circulate blood. You are generally unaware of your hearts hard work unless you feel a fluttering in the left side of your chest, a possible…

By: DocsTalk
What lifestyle changes help manage AFib and prevent stroke?

Dr. Curtis, what are the lifestyle modifications that you discuss with your patients? There are a few things you might consider doing. Certainly if someone is smoking they shouldn't…

By: You and Stroke (Animated Stroke Patient)
Left atrial enlargement

Left atrial enlargement or left atrial dilation refers to enlargement of the left atrium of the heart, and is a form of cardiomegaly. Causes In the general population, obesity appears…

By: Audiopedia
Coffee and Mortality

"Coffee and Mortality" Do coffee-drinkers live longer than non-coffee drinkers? Is it “Wake up and smell the coffee” or “Don’t wake up at all?” The largest study ever conducted on diet…

By: NutritionFacts.org