On a walk, you notice a strange sensation in the middle of your chest. This irregularity may last only a few seconds but leaves you nervous for the rest of the week thinking about what could it be. Is it atrial fibrillation or is it just arrhythmia?
Atrial fibrillation is a disease associated with a number of risk factors and alcohol may be one of them. Alcohol has a large influence not only as a risk factor for atrial fibrillation, but also has a big role in post-atrial fibrillation management.
When dealing with your atrial fibrillation, the foods you eat can go a long way in determining how manageable your symptoms can be. Some foods can help, some foods can hurt and some foods that are believed to be bad may actually have no effect at all.
When you are diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, a lot of uncertain will be swirling around your head. With advancements in medicine, atrial fibrillation is a disease that can be treated either by a cardiologist or cardiac surgeon, but in a different way.
After receiving a diagnosis of AFib, there can be a lot of questions around the disease and how that can limit their life. Does AFib also mean that you have to cut out your exercises to keep the heart from undergoing more stress?
Paying the bills, your children and the political climate are things that most people worry about. But for some an irregular heartbeat can shift focus easily. Atrial fibrillation is a difficult condition to live with but there are ways to manage it.
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