Cardiovascular Health Information/atrial fibrillation

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 […]
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 […]
July 20, 2018

AHA: ER Visits, Hospitalizations for AFib on the Rise

FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Emergency room visits for atrial fibrillation are soaring. Added to the number of people admitted to the hospital […]
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 […]
May 9, 2018

Obesity Might Raise Your Risk for A-fib

WEDNESDAY, May 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obese people are at increased risk for the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation, which can cause complications such as […]
May 8, 2018

PTSD May Raise Odds for Irregular Heartbeat

TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For reasons that aren’t yet clear, people who battle PTSD may also be at heightened risk for the common […]
April 17, 2018

Go Nuts for Heart Health

TUESDAY, April 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The crunchy goodness of peanuts, walnuts, cashews and other nuts may be just what the cardiologist ordered, new research […]