Atrial Fibrillation Education Center
Atrial fibrillation (commonly referred to as AFib) is a growing problem, for millions of patients in the United States and over 30 million people worldwide. Ironically, many people don't know that much about AFib compared to other commonly discussed heart diseases, such as coronary heart disease.
When my patients are first diagnosed with Atrial Fibrillation they have a lot of questions. I developed this video education center to help answer a lot of those same questions I'm sure you have regarding AFib.
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In this video I will discuss the common causes of atrial fibrillation.
In this video I discuss my top 3 diet tips for atrial fibrillation.
Why Does AFib Make You Short of Breath? In this video I discuss why Atrial Fibrillation (AFib), can make you short of breath, and some ways you can help it.
Will The Apple Watch Change AFib Management? In this video, I'll tell you all about it. Information is strictly educational in nature.
What are Symptoms of AFIb? In this video I discuss what the symptoms of Atrial Fibrillation are, so you know when to contact your doctor.
Why does AFib make you feel tired? In this video I discuss my tips and common questions regarding why patients with atrial fibrillation frequently feel tired.
How Does A Cardioversion Help With AFib? In this video I discuss my tips and common questions regarding why patients with atrial fibrillation can see positive results with a Cardioversion.
In this video I discuss my tips and common questions regarding How Sleep Apnea Affects patients with atrial fibrillation. How does sleep apnea affect AFib? Does treatment for sleep apnea help with AFib?
Doctor AFib explains when you should go see an Electrophysiologist. I'll explain what an Electrophysiologist does and when a patient with atrial fibrillation or AFib should see one.
In this video I discuss ways in which the Holiday Season can affect a patient's atrial fibrillation, from stress to travel to alcohol usage. I'll give you my tips to have a safe holiday season from atrial fibrillation.
In this video I discuss the medication digoxin, a common medication used for atrial fibrillation. I will discuss the benefits and risks of this medication for AFib patients.
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In this video I will be talking about implantable cardiac monitors, also called loop recorders such as the Medtronic Linq and the Abbott Confirm Rx which are used under the skin to help management atrial fibrillation and other arrhythmias.. I’ll discuss indications for these devices and when I use them in my patients.
In this video, I have a radio interview with Cox Media Group in Houston, to teach people about Atrial Fibrillation.
In this video I discuss the role of magnesium in the management of atrial fibrillation. Does Magnesium deficiency affect AFib? Do Magnesium supplements help with AFib?
In this video I discuss the complex management for patients that have both coronary artery disease and atrial fibrillation, there are several key features that I discuss. I'll discuss the importance of the medications used including blood thinning medications.
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In this video I discuss tips for people who have loved ones living with atrial fibrillation. Thank you for all the support you give and educating yourself to help your loved one's AFib.
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In this video I discuss ways in which STRESS can affect your atrial fibrillation and management tips to reduce your symptoms.
In this video I discuss if AFib can cause a heart attack and the known risk factors for atrial fibrillation and coronary artery disease.
In this video I discuss tips on when a patient should go to the Emergency Room during an AFib attack.
In this video I discuss important discussion points about a common treatment strategy for patients with atrial fibrillation called an AV nodal ablation.
In this video I discuss my questions you should ask your doctor about your atrial fibrillation.
In this video I discuss how a pacemaker can be used in the treatment for atrial fibrillation.
In this video segment we are going to talk about what precautions should a patient with atrial fibrillation take while on vacation.
In this video I will discuss a very controversial question: Can atrial fibrillation be cured. Will AFib ever completely go away?
In this video I discuss possible ways a patient with atrial fibrillation may pass out or have syncope. I'll discuss how it is diagnosed and treatment options.
In this video, I describe what a cryptogenic stroke and its connection with atrial fibrillation is. A crypotegenic stroke is basically an explained stroke, and can be linked to undiagnosed atrial fibrillation.
In this video I discuss how weight loss can improve atrial fibrillation.
In this video, I discuss the difference between palpitations and atrial fibrillation.
In this video I discuss exercise tips for patients living with atrial fibrillation.