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.
Scientists do not yet know how AFib and kidney problems are related, but the studies did reveal some fascinating facts about the two.
Being a stimulant, caffeine is sometimes considered an AFib trigger, but recent studies into AFib and caffeine reveal good news for coffee lovers.
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.
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.
Finding an AFib diagnosis quickly is important. These are the tests your doctor will likely order during the process.
Unfortunately, Afib and blood clots can go hand in hand if precautions aren't taken. Learn more about preventing potentially life-threatening clots here.
Have you considered trying breathing techniques for AFib? Breathing exercises and and relaxation techniques can have great benefits for your heart.
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.
If you suffer from Afib, you probably know symptoms aggravate in cold weather. Here are some tips for staying healthy in the winter.
Experts are unclear about the relationship between alcohol and atrial fibrillation, but there are several factors that can encourage negative consequences.