Cardiovascular Health Information/atrial fibrillation

December 7, 2018

Too Much Salt Might Help Spur A-Fib

FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A high-salt diet could raise your risk for a common heart rhythm disorder, new research suggests. Atrial fibrillation (A-fib) […]
December 5, 2018

Botox May Help Prevent Post-Op A-Fib

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Botox has other uses beyond enhancing lips and minimizing facial wrinkles. Scientists now say it may help prevent atrial […]
November 5, 2018

Daylight Saving Time Tied to Rise in A-Fib Hospitalizations

MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When Americans set clocks an hour ahead in the spring for Daylight Saving Time, hospitalizations rise for people with […]
September 25, 2018

AHA: Missouri Woman Puts Health First After AFib Diagnosis

TUESDAY, Sept. 25, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Alice Hinrichs woke up feeling miserable. She was exhausted, nauseated and her left arm hurt. She thought she […]
September 18, 2018

AHA: Common Treatment for AFib May Also Lower Anxiety, Depression

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Levels of anxiety and depression seen in people who have a common heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation […]
August 27, 2018

Study Finds Some Patients With A-Fib Have Hidden Brain Damage

MONDAY, Aug. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In a new study of patients with the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation (a-fib), 4 in 10 had previously […]
July 16, 2018

Smoking May Boost Irregular Heart Beat Risk

MONDAY, July 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The more you smoke, the greater your chances of developing a common heart rhythm disorder that increases your risk […]
July 10, 2018

Wearable, At-Home Patch Could Spot Your A-Fib Early

TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The common but dangerous heart rhythm disorder known as atrial fibrillation — or a-fib — can go undetected for […]
June 28, 2018

Weight Loss May Reverse Course of Atrial Fibrillation

THURSDAY, June 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Weight loss might help reverse progression of a common heart arrhythmia in obese adults, a new study shows. Researchers […]