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Side effects may call for alternative atrial fibrillation medication


Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Nov 25, 2016
Dear Dr. Roach: I am 64 years old. I was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation about 10 years ago. I have had three to five bouts per year of my heart feeling as though it is jumping out of my chest, and I get short of breath with walking. In January 2015 ...
 

Maze Procedure for Atrial Fibrillation


News-Medical.net - Nov 23, 2016
The irregular and fast heart beats associated with atrial fibrillation arise in the atria or top chamber of the heart. Instead of a single electrical impulse starting from the sinoatrial node and proceeding through the atriventricular node to the ...
 

2016 Analysis Report Atrial Fibrillation Market Pipeline Review, H1


Medgadget (blog) - Nov 25, 2016
logo-orbis386 The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Atrial Fibrillation, complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and ...
 

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Atrial Fibrillation books

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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The Haywire Heart: How too much exercise can kill you, and what you can do to protect your heart


by: Christopher J. Case, Dr. John Mandrola, Lennard Zinn

Too much exercise can kill you. The Haywire Heart is the first book to examine heart problems in athletes. You’ll find what to watch out for, what to do about it, and how to protect your heart so you can enjoy sports for the rest of your life.

Starting with a wide-ranging look at the symptoms and how to recogize your potential risk, The Haywire Heart shares the developing research into a group of conditions known as “athlete’s heart”. Arrhythmias like atrial fibrillation, hypertrophy, and myocardial cell failure are appearing with alarming frequency among older athletes who are pushing their bodies harder than ever in the hope that exercise will keep them healthy and strong into their senior years.
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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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An overview of Atrial Fibrillation


 

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


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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 Symptoms & Treatments


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

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 ...