Catheter ablation is a safe and effective treatment strategy for atrial fibrillation and is the most common type of cardiac ablation procedure worldwide. In this latest article, Dr. Alireza Nazeri explains catheter ablation, how it treats atrial fibrillation while detailing the procedure.
What is the relationship between a sedentary lifestyle and heart health risks? Over the past century, more and more people are living in urban areas, using vehicles for movement, and adopting service and office-based jobs. While these changes are often associated with upward mobility and development,
The WATCHMAN is a device for Left Atrial Appendage Closure for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation is the most common heart arrhythmia worldwide, which affects over 1% of the global population. Therefore, if you have atrial fibrillation, stroke prevention should be a critical part of your treatment plan.
Atrial fibrillation, also called AFib or AF, is a fast and irregular heartbeat that causes the upper chambers of your heart (atria) to quiver. When this happens, your heart can no longer pump sufficient oxygenated blood to meet the needs of all the organs and tissues in your body.
The iPhone 12 has been making headlines! Although, not the ways you think as their new feature may affect your Implanted Heart Device. Medical researchers at Henry Ford have warned that the magnet feature in the new iPhones could interfere with life-saving implanted heart devices.
I’m going to tell you right off the bat: there is a serious connection between Depression, Anxiety and AFib. If you have depression or anxiety and AFib, it is vital you ask your doctor about how to get mental and emotional health support alongside your AFib treatment.
A staple of morning routines everywhere, coffee is the most popular drink worldwide! Coffee, as well as black tea, energy drinks, and chocolate, are all common sources of caffeine in our modern diets. While caffeine helps get our energy flowing, it also can have negative impacts on the heart when consumed in excess – especially in those diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AFib).
After your appointment with your cardiologist or primary care physician, you may have discussed the benefits of lifestyle choices like a balanced diet and regular exercise to support your heart health. However, if you’re thinking of an ‘easier’ approach, you need to understand the risk of weight loss supplements on your heart health.
Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Increases the Risk for Dementia! Atrial fibrillation, or Afib, is the most common type of abnormal heart rhythm known as arrhythmia. Patients with Afib have irregular heart rhythm patterns and may have faster heartbeats. Currently, roughly 2.7 million Americans are living with Afib.
The vast majority of people don’t understand the relationship between consuming alcohol and Atrial Fibrillation (AFib.) Atrial Fibrillation, often called AFib, is the most common type of heart arrhythmia. It causes your heart to beat irregularly, slower, or faster than your body needs it to.