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Atrial fibrillation more prevalent in dialysis patients than expected


Science Daily - Jan 16, 2017
Atrial fibrillation, which is the most common cardiac arrhythmia, is an important risk factor for strokes. A multi-centre study led by MedUni Vienna shows that the prevalence of atrial fibrillation in haemodialysis patients in Vienna is significantly ...
 

Prevalence of atrial fibrillation in dialysis patients is higher than previously thought


Bel Marra Health - Jan 18, 2017
atrial-fibrillation-dialisys The prevalence of atrial fibrillation in dialysis patients is higher than previously thought, researchers say. The most common form of cardiac arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation (afib) is a major risk factor for strokes ...
 

Atrial Fibrillation Inpatient Costs: Dabigatran, Rivaroxaban, and Warfarin


The Cardiology Advisor (registration) - Jan 17, 2017
HealthDay News – For patients with newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation (AF), inpatient costs are lower with dabigatran and rivaroxaban than with warfarin, according to a letter published online in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Mary S.
 

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Beat Your A-Fib: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Cure: Written in everyday language for patients with Atrial Fibrillation


by: Steve S Ryan PhD
Beat Your A-Fib: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Cure by Steve S. Ryan, PhD
Atrial Fibrillation (A-Fib) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm) seen by physicians. Many patients suffering from Atrial Fibrillation have three strikes against them:
1. Their "quality of life" has deteriorated; they are scared or frightened.
2. Many experience side effects from the common drug therapies or simply do not want to live on medication; a cure for their A-Fib hasn't been discussed.
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Conquer Your A-Fib: How To Beat Atrial Fibrillation


by: Lisa M. White
Conquer your a-fib is a comprehensive guidebook for this very common arrhythmia. Containing a wealth of information and strategies for overcoming a-fib it covers: An introduction to a-fib, what it is and how it can be treated. Several causes of atrial fibrillation that you may not be aware of. Dietary and chemical triggers for a-fib Nutritional deficiencies as a potential trigger for episodes Modifiable risk factors for a-fib which can reduce and even cure your arrhythmia. Real life cases of people who have beaten a-fib.
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Swimming in the Sink: An Episode of the Heart


by: Lynne Cox
From inspired and inspiring open-water swimmer and supreme athlete, able to endure cold water temperatures that would kill others, author of Swimming to Antarctica (“Riveting” —Sports Illustrated) and Grayson (“Moving, mystical” —People)—a powerful book about super athleticism and human frailty, about invincibility and the sudden (mind-altering) repercussions of illness, and about the triumph of spirit, surrender, and love.

Lynne Cox is an elite athlete who broke many world records, among them swimming the English Channel at fifteen, being the first woman to swim across Cook Strait (eighteen miles), and being the first to swim off Antarctica in 32-degree water—for twenty-five minutes!—all without a wetsuit.
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A Life on Hold: Crossing Paths with Atrial Fibrillation


by: Kevin J Kauffman

You're going about your daily routine when you suddenly feel an odd squirming in your chest. You quickly realize that it is your heart, flopping around like a fish out of water. What do you do? You probably panic! Maybe you also experience dizziness, nausea, or shortness of breath, or maybe you have no other symptoms at all. But it's still very scary because... it's your heart!

This is how chronic atrial fibrillation starts for many of us, and those who develop it often have little to no prior medical history to speak of.
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Atrial fibrillation (A-fib, AF) - causes, symptoms, treatment & pathology


What is atrial fibrillation? Atrial fibrillation is an atrial arrhythmia where the upper chambers don't contract normally, causing higher heart rates in the lower ...
 

Atrial fibrillation (Afib) | Circulatory System and Disease | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy


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What is atrial fibrillation?


focus-AF Limited 2010 permission granted for educational purposes only. Atrial fibrillation (known as AF or Afib) is the most common heart rhythm disturbance in ...
 

Atrial Fibrillation Symptoms & Treatments


NorthShore University HealthSystem Cardiac Electrophysiologists Wes Fisher, M.D., Jose Nazari, M.D. and Alex Ro, M.D. discuss atrial fibrillation. Atrial ...