Brenda Vanta

Brenda Vanta, Author at New Life Outlook

About Brenda

Brindusa (Brenda) Vanta is an alternative health care doctor, author and medical writer. She has written for the Livestrong, South Asian Health Chronicle, Oakville Massage Community and Information Network, and she focuses on nutrition and homeopathy. She received her MD degree from Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine, Romania, and her HD diploma from Ontario College of Homeopathic Medicine.

Brenda's Work

How Are AFib and Kidney Problems Linked?

How Are AFib and Kidney Problems Linked?

Scientists do not yet know how AFib and kidney problems are related, but the studies did reveal some fascinating facts about the two.
by Brenda Vanta and Jeffrey Redekopp on August 17, 2018
AFib and Caffeine: Is Caffeine Safe and How Much Is Too Much With AFib?

Is It Safe to Have Caffeine With AFib?

Being a stimulant, caffeine is sometimes considered an AFib trigger, but recent studies into AFib and caffeine reveal good news for coffee lovers.
by Brenda Vanta and Jeffrey Redekopp on October 16, 2017
Atrial Fibrillation Gender Differences

Atrial Fibrillation Gender Differences

Men are more likely to be diagnosed with AFib than women, but women tend to have it worse. Learn more about atrial fibrillation gender differences.
by Brenda Vanta on May 11, 2015
Staying Hydrated to Avoid Triggering an AFib Episode

Staying Hydrated to Avoid Triggering an AFib Episode

AFib and dehydration are closely connected, as water is essential to heart health. Learn why this is, as well as some common causes of dehydration.
by Brenda Vanta on March 17, 2015
The Steps and Procedures for an Accurate AFib Dianosis

The Steps and Procedures for an Accurate AFib Diagnosis

Finding an AFib diagnosis quickly is important. These are the tests your doctor will likely order during the process.
by Brenda Vanta on February 26, 2015
Minimizing the Risk of Blood Clots with AFib

Minimizing the Risk of Blood Clots with AFib

Unfortunately, Afib and blood clots can go hand in hand if precautions aren't taken. Learn more about preventing potentially life-threatening clots here.
by Brenda Vanta on February 18, 2015
How AFib Patients Can Benefit From Breathing Techniques

How AFib Patients Can Benefit From Breathing Techniques

Have you considered trying breathing techniques for AFib? Breathing exercises and and relaxation techniques can have great benefits for your heart.
by Brenda Vanta on February 10, 2015
The Effects of Smoking With Atrial Fibrillation

The Effects of Smoking With Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation and smoking do not mix, as nicotine has a direct impact on your heart. Learn more about the effects of smoking on Afib.
by Brenda Vanta on January 20, 2015
AFib and cold weather

How Cold Weather Can Affect AFib Patients

If you suffer from Afib, you probably know symptoms aggravate in cold weather. Here are some tips for staying healthy in the winter.
by Brenda Vanta on December 29, 2014
The Risks of Consuming Alcohol With Atrial Fibrillation

The Risks of Consuming Alcohol With Atrial Fibrillation

Experts are unclear about the relationship between alcohol and atrial fibrillation, but there are several factors that can encourage negative consequences.
by Angela Finlay and Brenda Vanta on December 17, 2014