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

AFib and the flu

Keep Your Heart Healthy During Flu Season

Avoiding the flu can be tricky, but you want to keep your heart healthy and symptom free. Avoid triggers of Afib, and have a cold and flu prevention plan.
by Brenda Vanta on December 3, 2014
Enjoying Thanksgiving with Atrial Fibrillation

Enjoying Thanksgiving with Atrial Fibrillation

Consider these tips for casting off worry so you can minimize risks and enjoy a happy Thanksgiving with atrial fibrillation.
by Brenda Vanta on November 24, 2014
Is Atrial Fibrillation Hereditary?

Is Atrial Fibrillation Hereditary?

Many wonder: is atrial fibrillation hereditary? Scientists believe there is a genetic component and more studies are confirming this hypothesis.
by Brenda Vanta on November 17, 2014
What to Ask Your Doctor Before Getting a Pacemaker for AFib

What to Ask Your Doctor Before Getting a Pacemaker for AFib

You may want to explore the possibility of getting a pacemaker for Afib. Let’s look at benefits and potential risks of this treatment option.
by Brenda Vanta on October 14, 2014
Supplements for AFib

Supplements for Atrial Fibrillation to Try

These supplements for atrial fibrillation may help reduce your symptoms. Talk to your doctor first, as they may interfere with medication you currently use.
by Brenda Vanta and Yvonne Banks on August 26, 2014
The Connection Between Air Pollution and AFib

The Connection Between Air Pollution and AFib

New studies found a correlation between episodes of AFib and air pollution; certain air pollutants can increase the risk of AFib and other heart conditions.
by Brenda Vanta on June 18, 2014
Adjusting to Life After an AFib Diagnosis

Adjusting to Life After an AFib Diagnosis

Like any other heart disease, AFIB has to be managed properly with medication and a healthy lifestyle. Here are a few atrial fibrillation activities.
by Brenda Vanta on June 11, 2014