Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation

About Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation is suffered by 21 million Americans and 1% of the population world wide. Over 100,000 new cases of Afib are diagnosed every month in the United States.

The cause for this debilitating ailment is an unbalance of chemistry in the body, caused by the ingestion of heavy metals, white salt, white sugar, high fructose sugar ladened with arsenic), corn syrup, and white flour.

The unbalance of chemistry causes an unbalance in hormones, which causes us to not be able to assimilate the vitamins necessary to have the correct electrical connections in the heart.

Your body is not deficient in a prescription drug! Your body is polluted to the point it starts to fail.

The failure is sped up with toxic medications.

Education is the key to correction and longer life.

Here is a reading list (all by Dr. Sherry Rogers):

  1. Is Your Cardiologist Killing You?
  2. “How to Cure Diabetes”
  3. The High Blood Pressure Hoax
  4. “Wellness Against All Odds”
  5. Detoxify or Die

 

 

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Most triggers for irregular heartbeat can be easily modified: Alcohol, caffeine, exercise, lack of sleep are most common  Science Daily

A personal survey of patients with atrial fibrillatio, one of the most important causes of irregular heartbeats, has found that the majority of triggers for the condition ...



Top News in Neurology February 15 2019 (8 of 9)  MD Linx

CardioSmart | February 15, 2019. Studies have linked an irregular heart rhythm to dementia and Alzheimer's, but we still have much to learn about prevention ...



Irregular Heartbeats: How To Reduce Your Risk  Medical Daily

Is exercise a prevention strategy or a trigger when it comes to an abnormal heart rhythm? Here's everything you should know about reducing your risk.



Doctors share insights into heart health | News, Sports, Jobs  Lewistown Sentinel

LEWISTOWN — With less than two weeks left in American Heart Month, Doctor Arvind Suthar, cardiologist at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital, and Denise ...



AI demonstrates potential to identify irregular heart rhythms as well as humans  Scope

Artificial intelligence tied to a wearable heart monitor has shown potential to help diagnose irregular heart rhythms, new research shows.



Expanding heart care fills an important rural void  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Sponsored Valley View's expanding Heart & Vascular Center means heart patients don't need to drive to Denver or Salt Lake City By Lauren Glendenning ...



First AI-driven wearable heart monitor that prevents heart disease and stroke to be released  Cardiac Rhythm News

Cambridge Heartwear is announcing the launch of their company and release of their AI-driven wearable Heartsense monitor in 2019.



Patients join evaluation of heart rhythm monitor  University of Strathclyde

Stroke and cardiology services in Scotland could be transformed through technology being evaluated at the University of Strathclyde and the Digital Health and ...



New AHA treatment guidelines for use of blood thinners with atrial fibrillation  Cardiac Rhythm News

A newer type of blood-thinning medications is now recommended for reducing the risk of stroke associated with atrial fibrillation.



Apple Watch and Johnson & Johnson Team Up for Heart Study  The Motley Fool

Can an app on the Apple Watch detect early signs of a heart ailment?



Normal variations in thyroid function may be linked to atrial fibrillation risk  Science Daily

A study has strengthened the link between thyroid function and atrial fibrillation (AF), an irregular heart rhythm that increases the risk of stroke and other ...



Six hrs is all it takes to detect heart rhythm disorders that cause fainting  Medibulletin

A new study has found that that most causes of fainting due to heart rhythm disorders can be caught in the first six hours in Emergency.



Heart Month 2019 - Information That Could Save Lives  kicks105.com

Most Americans could tell you the classic signs of a heart attack – a tight ache or pressure in your chest, shortness of breath, maybe even nausea. It's one of the ...



Updated treatment guidelines for atrial fibrillation recommend a new class of blood thinners to help prevent stroke  Science Daily

Newer anticoagulants, known as non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs), are recommended over the traditional warfarin to prevent stroke in people with ...



Apple marks Heart Month in February  Apple Newsroom

During Heart Month, Apple will offer an Activity Challenge on Apple Watch and heart health events in Apple Stores in San Francisco, Chicago and New York to ...



How long do people need to be monitored after fainting? Study reveals best ways to catch life-threatening conditions  Science Daily

For the first time, physicians in the Emergency Department (ED) have evidence-based recommendations on how best to catch the life-threatening conditions that ...



American Regent Re-introduces Droperidol Injection, USP; AP Rated and Therapeutically Equivalent to Inapsine®1*  PRNewswire

SHIRLEY, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- American Regent, Inc. today announced the re-introduction of Droperidol Injection, USP. Droperidol Injection ...



8 things that can affect your heart — and what to do about them  The Mercury

Debby Schrecengast's blood pressure was "through the roof." She had gained a lot weight. A history of heart disease ran deep in her immediate family.



Nationally recognized heart care right here in Lancaster  LancasterOnline

More than two million Americans experience irregular, frequent heart beats caused by atrial fibrillation (A-Fib). Fortunately, with proper medical care, people with ...



ECG app and irregular heart rhythm notification available today on Apple Watch  Apple Newsroom

Starting today, the ECG app on Apple Watch Series 4 marks the first direct-to-consumer product that enables customers to take an electrocardiogram right from ...



Everyday 'Triggers' May Bring on A-Fib Episodes, Study Finds  U.S. News & World Report

THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Many older Americans are diagnosed with the irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation, or "a-fib." Now ...



Arrhythmias, heart health focus of February HealthyLife seminar  Albany Times Union

Heart palpitations. Breathlessness. Chest pain. Fainting. All are symptoms of the most-common type of arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, but some may be difficult to ...



Anatomy of a heart attack, Part 1: 'Every part of me felt really awful'  Times Colonist

David Sovka had just returned from a cycling trip in Central America when he had a heart attack. In a five-part series, Sovka describes what it is like to suffer a ...



New Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines Recommend NOACs Over Warfarin  Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology

Rivaroxaban is among four new oral anticoagulants (NOAC) now recommended by atrial fibrillation guidelines over the old standard of warfarin. January 30 ...



Can wearable technology identify irregular heart rhythms?  Science Daily

A clinical trial to determine whether a smartwatch app that analyzes pulse-rate data can screen for a heart-rhythm disorder has enrolled more than 400000 ...



Apple Watch 4 Is Now An FDA Class 2 Medical Device: Detects Falls, Irregular Heart Rhythm  Forbes

Cleared by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the new Apple Watch Series 4 that was unveiled on Wednesday is turning into a serious medical device ...



ECG app on Apple Watch lets users identify irregular heart rhythms  Health Data Management

Apple on Thursday announced what it says is the first direct-to-consumer product that enables users to take an electrocardiogram from their smartwatch to ...



Irregular heart beat tied to increased risk for dementia  Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Having a type of irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation (AF) may raise an individual's risk of developing dementia, but treating AF with ...



Medtronic to Acquire EPIX Therapeutics, Expanding Its Cardiac Ablation Portfolio  GlobeNewswire

DiamondTemp Ablation System Represents Disruptive RF Innovation. DUBLIN - January 24, 2019 - Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced that it has ...



Patients who have had an irregular heart beat can't ever be considered 'cured'  Science Daily

Patients with an abnormal heart rhythm that can leave them at a higher risk of suffering from stroke still need treatment even after their heart rhythm seems to ...



What the Irregular Heart Rhythm Notification Means on Your Apple Watch  WonderHowTo

Waking up your Apple Watch to see "your heart has shown signs of an irregular rhythm suggestive of atrial fibrillation" might come as a shock. While your watch ...



Apple Watch Now Detects Irregular Heart Beats and Is Already Saving Lives  Techlicious

The Apple Watch, and plenty of other smartwatches, can already keep tabs on your heart rate, but now the Apple Watch can now track heart rhythm as well.



Smoking May Boost Irregular Heart Beat Risk  HealthDay

MONDAY, July 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The more you smoke, the greater your chances of developing a common heart rhythm disorder that increases your ...



Can Caffeine Cause Irregular Heart Rhythms?  Forbes

Can caffeine cause irregular heart rhythms? This question was originally answered on Quora by Keck Medicine of USC.



Atrial Fibrillation Irregular Heartbeat: No Permanent Cure  Healthline

While experiencing atrial fibrillation can be frightening, this type of irregular heartbeat usually won't have harmful consequences by itself. The greatest danger is ...



Obesity tied to risk of irregular heart rhythm in both genders  Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Both men and women who are overweight or obese may be more likely to develop an irregular heart rhythm condition known as atrial ...



No Sign Pot Smoking Triggers Irregular Heartbeat  WebMD

Half as many pot users had atrial fibrillation, about 4.5 percent compared with 8.7 percent of nonusers. Atrial fibrillation increases a person's risk of stroke and ...



PTSD May Raise Odds for Irregular Heartbeat  WebMD

It's the first time a connection has been made between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and.



Opioid use may increase risk of dangerous heart rhythm disorder  Medical Xpress

Opioid use appears to increase a person's risk for developing atrial fibrillation, a dangerous heart-rhythm disorder known to cause strokes, according to ...



Migraines that affect vision may increase risk of irregular heartbeat  Science Daily

People who experience migraine with visual aura may have an increased risk of an irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation, according to a new study.



How to use the ECG app, set up irregular rhythm notifications on the Apple Watch  Digital Trends

Got an Apple Watch Series 4? You can now use the electrocardiogram app to see your heartbeat in real time, and also get notifications for when the watch ...



A ‘Game Changer’ for Patients With Irregular Heart Rhythm  The New York Times

Rapid, erratic heartbeats — called ventricular tachycardia — can lead to sudden death. An experimental radiation treatment has eased the condition in five ...



iRhythm Technologies, Inc. (IRTC) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript  The Motley Fool

IRTC earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.



2 drinks daily may up irregular heartbeat risk  The Tribune

TheTribune: SYDNEY: Even moderate alcohol consumption, described as intake of two drinks daily or 14 per week, could increase the risk of irregular heart ...



New promising compound against heart rhythm disorders and clogged arteries  Medical Xpress

A new pharmacological agent demonstrates promising results for the prevention of a wide range of heart rhythm disorders, including both cardiac and brain ...



New markers identified for irregular heart beat  Medibulletin

Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found two biomarkers that could be used to identify atrial fibrillation.



Study in Birmingham could lead to better detection of people with irregular heart rhythm  Tech Explorist

Atrial fibrillation (also called AFib or AF) is a quivering or irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure, and.



New Apple Watch To Detect Abnormal Heartbeats  NPR

A new Apple Watch and software with advanced heart-monitoring capabilities could boost the detection of abnormal heartbeats in millions of people, but it could ...



Espero BioPharma Provides Update on the Development of Tecarfarin for the Treatment of Mechanical Heart Valve Patients in China  GlobeNewswire

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. and IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Espero BioPharma, Inc., a pharmaceutical company focused on the ...



Apple Watch Can Accurately Detect Irregular Heart Rhythm  Tom's Guide

Your Apple Watch can detect irregular heart rhythm just as accurately as an electrocardiogram, which is the gold standard for diagnosing atrial fibrillation.



Understanding AFib: How to measure your own heart rate and rhythm  Scope

In the fifth installment in the Understanding AFib series, Randall Stafford explains how to measure your heart rate and pay attention to your heart rhythm.



Top NYC Cardiologist Announces Increase in Patient Volume Due to Smart Watch Monitoring  PR Web

Top NYC Cardiologist, Dr. Steven Reisman, Director of the New York Cardiac Diagnostic Center in Manhattan, New York announced today that he has seen a ...



Atrial fibrillation: Symptoms, complications, and risk factors  Medical News Today

Atrial fibrillation is a heart disease that leads to twitching and malfunction in the walls of the heart and irregular heart rhythm. This can cause a range of ...



Racial disparities seen in U.S. heart rhythm treatment  Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Black patients in the U.S. with atrial fibrillation - an irregular heart rhythm - are less likely to receive the medications that would help prevent ...



PSA: ECG and irregular heart rate notifications not available for users under 22  9to5Mac

Users are excited for watchOS 5.1.2 for Apple Watch as it includes the long-awaited ECG app. However, some are running into issues as the app has an age ...



Dr. Sanjay Gupta tests the Apple Watch’s new ECG heart monitor  WHNT News 19

Since the Apple Watch Series 4 was announced in September, one of its most anticipated functions has been the promise to perform a mobile electrocardiogram ...



Potential RNA Markers of abnormal heart rhythms identified in circulating blood  Science Daily

The irregular heart rhythm atrial fibrillation (AF) increases the risk of stroke and heart failure, but is often undiagnosed because of a lack of symptoms. Now ...



KardiaBand is the Apple Watch band that detects irregular hearbeats  Mashable

KardiaBand is the Apple Watch band that can run an EKG anytime, anywhere, to alert users of AFib heartbeats — which could prevent stroke or heart disease.



Apple Heart Study launches to identify irregular heart rhythms  Apple Newsroom

The Apple Heart Study app is a first-of-its-kind research study using Apple Watch's heart rate sensor to collect data on irregular heart rhythms.



Dodgers’ Kenley Jansen will likely have second heart surgery in offseason  The Washington Post

After being put on the disabled list with an irregular heartbeat, Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen returned to the clubhouse on Monday, but he told ...



Apple Watch heart monitor -- what journalists overlooked  HealthNewsReview.org

Joy Victory is Deputy Managing Editor of HealthNewsReview.org. She tweets at @thejoyvictory. Apple Watch heart monitor. The new Apple Watch heart monitor ...



Depression linked to common heart rhythm disorder  Medical Xpress

Depression may increase the risk for atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm disorder that can lead to blood clot formation and stroke, according to ...



Healthwatch: Alcohol Drinkers Have Higher Risk Of Irregular Heart Rhythm  CBS Baltimore

Larger bellies may relate to smaller brains, alcohol drinkers may have a higher risk of irregular heart rhythms, all this and more on today's Health Watch.



Your Good Health: Irregular heartbeat has senior concerned  Times Colonist

Dear Dr. Roach: I am 82 years old and still very active. I have had an irregular heartbeat for four years, and sometimes I feel lightheaded, dizzy or tired. I worry ...



Apple Watch ECG sensor review  CNBC

Apple Watch has some new features to monitor the heart's rhythm, including a first-of-its-kind FDA-cleared app to detect an irregular heart rhythm known as atrial ...



Too Much Salt Might Help Spur A-Fib  WebMD

People with the highest levels of salt in their diet had a higher rate of atrial fibrillation than those with the lowest salt intake in a new study.



Expert says stop ignoring what could be a major heart problem  Loma Linda University Health

Fifty percent of people with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) — an irregular heart rhythm — have it and do not even know it, creating a clear pathway for the possibility of ...



In 'Heart Tonic,' Caroline Davis Added Influences Of Irregular Heart Rhythms  NPR

In 2013, jazz composer and alto saxophonist Caroline Davis got some troubling news: Her father had a potentially dangerous condition — arrhythmia. His heart ...



Apple Watch and Irregular Heartbeats  Healthline

Tests done on the Apple Watch indicate the device can detect atrial fibrillation early, potentially reducing the risk of stroke.



Now track your heart with just a phone: New app to help in atrial fibrillation screening  Economic Times

The novel app measures the heart rhythm using inputs of symptoms such as heart palpitations, shortness of breath or fatigue.



Stressful jobs are associated with a higher risk of heart rhythm disorders  Medical Xpress

Having a stressful job is associated with a higher risk of a heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation, according to research published today in the European ...



Risk of irregular heart rhythm rises with weight and age  Reuters

(Reuters Health) - The risk of developing an irregular heart rhythm increases as people age and become overweight or obese, spiking after age 50 for men and ...



Coffee Safe for Many With Abnormal Heart Rhythms: Review  HealthDay

Caffeine can send the heart racing, but for some people coffee may help prevent abnormal heartbeats, Australian researchers report.



Smartwatch App Might Help Detect A-Fib  WebMD

Smartwatches may help detect a serious heart rhythm irregularity known as atrial fibrillation.



Here's Something Else Your Smart Watch Can Do: Detect Irregular Heartbeat  HowStuffWorks

Scientists have come up with an app that can detect atrial fibrillation. HowStuffWorks investigates.



Can acid reflux (GERD) cause heart palpitations?  Medical News Today

Acid reflux and GERD are unlikely to cause heart palpitations directly. However, the same factors, such as eating certain foods, can trigger both acid reflux and ...



Kenley Jansen of Los Angeles Dodgers hospitalized with irregular heartbeat  ESPN

Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen went to the hospital with an irregular heartbeat before a game Thursday at Colorado and will be sent back to Los ...



Here's the Data behind Apple's New Heart-Monitoring App  Scientific American

When the new Apple Watch heart monitoring app can get a reading, it can accurately detect that a person has an irregular heart rhythm known as atrial ...



8 Foods that Stave off Irregular Heartbeat (& Foods to Avoid)  Care2.com

Making dietary changes can improve your heart health and prevent irregular heartbeat. These are some of the foods that help prevent irregular heartbeat.



Atrial Fibrillation: The most common heart rhythm disorder  WRGB

September is National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. If you're like most Americans, you have no idea what atrial fibrillation is or how to identify it. A 2014 ...



Man, 21, SNAPPED four of his front teeth after ‘guzzling six Monster Energy drinks a day’  Daily Mail

Vinnie Pyner, from Margate, started drinking the high caffeine and sugar drink during college. After seven months, a dentist told him he would need dentures and ...



The more you smoke, the greater your risk of a heart rhythm disorder  Science Daily

The more you smoke, the greater your risk of a heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation. That's the finding of a study published today in the European ...



Sarcoidosis Patients More Likely to Develop Heart Rhythm Disorders, Large Retrospective Study Finds  Sarcoidosis News

Patients with sarcoidosis are more likely to have heart rhythm disorders, specifically ventricular tachycardia, and experience cardiac arrest, a review of a large ...



Biomarkers to aid diagnosis of irregular heart beat identified  India New England

London– Researchers have identified two biomarkers that could help in the diagnosis of a irregular heart beat condition that raises the risk of stroke.



Why Isn't Kenley Jansen Pitching This Weekend? An Amateur's Guide to the 'Irregular Heartbeat'  Sports Illustrated

What does it mean when an athlete is suffering from an irregular heartbeat?



AI-based solution to screen atrial fibrillation to improve stroke prevention  Cardiac Rhythm News

Maisense has recently introduced an AI-based solution that can screen stroke through early detection of atrial fibrillation.



Regular nut intake linked to lower risk of heart rhythm irregularity (atrial fibrillation)  Medical Xpress

Eating several servings of nuts every week may help lower the risk of developing the heart rhythm irregularity, atrial fibrillation, also known as heart flutter, finds ...



Chocolate Linked to Decreased Risk of Irregular Heart Rhythm  Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...



Beer Drinkers May Develop Irregular Heart Rhythms  The New York Times

German scientists used Oktoberfest to show that moderate social drinking may lead to arrhythmias.



Understanding AFib: Why do I have this? Should I take blood thinners?  Scope

In the second piece in a the Understanding AFib series, physician Randall Stafford examines which patients should use blood thinners.



Apple Watch Plus Cardiogram Can Spot Abnormal Heart Rhythm Better Than EKG Band, Study Says  Forbes

A new study says that monitors in Apple Watch and some other wearables can be extremely accurate when it comes to detecting abnormal heart rhythms, ...



Atrial fibrillation: Diagnosis and testing  Medical News Today

Atrial fibrillation creates an irregular heart rhythm called arrhythmia. A doctor can use physical examination and machine testing to diagnose and treat this ...



Atrial fibrillation: What are the different types?  Medical News Today

Atrial fibrillation is an irregular heart rhythm. There are several types of atrial fibrillation, which have different impacts on health. Read on to learn more.



3D virtual heart helps pinpoint irregular heartbeat  physicsworld.com

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University used a proprietary 3D virtual heart simulator to preoperatively identify areas of cardiac tissue that required surgical ...



Apple Watch may be valuable tool to spot heart trouble  Chicago Tribune

That shiny new Apple Watch you got this holiday could potentially alert you to heart trouble you didn't know you had.



This smartphone app can help detect irregular heart beat  Daily Pioneer

Scientists have developed a smartphone application that can help in screening for atrial fibrillation -- the most common heart rhythm disorder. ij The disorder ...



Dodgers Closer Kenley Jansen Has Surgery To Address Irregular Heartbeat  CBS Sacramento

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen has undergone surgery to address an irregular heartbeat. The team announced that Dr. Koonlawee ...



NSAIDs may increase risk of irregular heartbeat, study says  ABC News

They are common, over-the-counter pain meds, but researchers are issuing a warning to doctors today. Prescribing NSAIDs (everything from ibuprofen and ...



Couple grateful for Apple watch that alerted them to husband’s irregular heartbeat  Tucson News Now

The man thought he was experiencing anxiety around traveling for the holidays, but his watch alerted him it was actually something much more serious.



Understanding AFib: A heart dancing without rhythm  Scope

In the first of a series on atrial fibrillation, physician Randall Stafford explains the condition and how it increases the risk of stroke.


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