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The WATCHMAN – for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation

The WATCHMAN – for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation

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.

How caffeine affects the heart.

How caffeine affects the heart.

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).

Weight Loss Supplements and Heart Health – Know the risk!

Weight Loss Supplements and Heart Health – Know the risk!

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.

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