Tag Archives: AFib

Living Healthier Can Help Shield You From A-fib: AHA

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WEDNESDAY, March 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) — From weight loss to physical activity, lifestyle changes are effective, yet underused strategies to manage atrial fibrillation, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA). Atrial fibrillation — also known as a-fib or AF — is an abnormal heart …

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Living Healthier Can Help Shield You From A-fib

Living Healthier Can Help Shield You From A-fib

WEDNESDAY, March 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) — From weight loss to physical activity, lifestyle changes are effective, yet underused strategies to manage atrial fibrillation, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA). Atrial fibrillation — also known as a-fib or AF — is an …

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Low-Carb Diets Linked to Higher Odds for A-Fib

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Latest Diet & Weight Management News By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Keto, Paleo, Atkins — there’s no shortage of low-carb diets to try, but new research suggests that over time, living low-carb can raise your risk of a heart condition called atrial …

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Apple Watch AFib Detection Has Its Limitations, Study Shows

Apple Watch AFib Detection Has Its Limitations, Study Shows

Apple’s success in the smartwatch segment is something everyone is familiar with. The Apple Watch, however, has not only been a success in the smartwatch segment, but also the health tech sector, with the ECG feature on its Series 4 and Series 5 watches, that has claimed to have saved …

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Blacks May Face Higher Stroke Risk From AFib

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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Race may play a role in just how dangerous atrial fibrillation — the common irregular heartbeat — might be. New research finds that the risk of stroke is much higher in black Americans with afib than in whites with the condition. It’s known …

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Everyday ‘Triggers’ May Bring on A-Fib Episodes, Study Finds

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THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many older Americans are diagnosed with the irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation, or “a-fib.” Now, research suggests that everyday foods, drinks or activities might trigger episodes of the stroke-linked condition. The bad news: Triggers include coffee, alcohol and sleepless nights. The good …

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