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 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 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 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 address why more and more people around the world are getting Atrial Fibrillation.
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 address "How AFib has changed my practice"
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 Dr. AFib video, Dr. Morales answers the question, “When should I go to the emergency room (ER)?”
Thank you for visiting Doctor AFib, I'm Dr. Morales. In this segment, we'll be talking about risk factors for developing atrial fibrillation. What causes atrial fibrillation? When I first meet a patient that gets first diagnosed with AFib, they frequently ask, “Why did I get this condition?”
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 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.