Atrial Fibrillation and Cold Weather Triggers

posted in: AFib Triggers, Blog | 0

People with AFib sometimes unexpectedly experience episodes of irregular heartbeat when the barometric pressure or temperature changes. It’s no fun to have atrial fibrillation and cold weather irritating your heart’s rhythm.  So, let’s talk about how cold weather may affect … Continued

Atrial Fibrillation and Alcohol

Let’s face it. Some people enjoy drinking alcohol. There are some pretty tasty wines out there that really complete a meal. But if you have AFib, you may be wondering if atrial fibrillation and alcohol mix. Getting more of the facts can … Continued

Can AFib cause a heart attack?

posted in: Videos | 0

  Can Atrial Fibrillation Cause a Heart Attack? Your risk of a heart attack is not increased due to atrial fibrillation, a rapid and irregular heartbeat that can cause symptoms requiring medical attention. It can lead to congestive heart failure … Continued

Dr. AFib – When should I go to the ER?

posted in: Videos | 0

  In Atrial Fibrillation, there are times you need urgent medical attention. One should listen to his/her body and go to the Emergency Room. This video describes when a patient with atrial fibrillation should seek urgent medical attention in the … Continued

Dr AFib – Can AFib be cured?

posted in: Videos | 0

  While medications and electrical cardio version are common for atrial fibrillation treatment, they don’t cure AFib. While there is no permanent fix for atrial fibrillation, there are many good treatment options. This video describes whether atrial fibrillation can be … Continued

Dr AFib – What is Holiday Heart Syndrome?

posted in: Videos | 0

  There’s this kind of strange phenomenon called the Holiday Heart. When everyone eats their salted pork, drink their beer, then they just go into this rhythm heart failure atrial fibrillation for a while. This video describes Holiday Heart Syndrome … Continued

What is the Difference Between a Cardiologist and an Electrophysiologist?

posted in: Blog, Electrophysiology | 0

  A cardiologist is a medical professional that studies and treats the heart. Within the cardiology profession, different heart doctors practice subspecialties of cardiology. For example, some cardiac subspecialists solely perform surgical procedures on the heart. Others specialize in diagnosing various heart … Continued