Jeffrey Redekopp Jeffrey Redekopp

Jeffrey Redekopp, Author at New Life Outlook

About Jeffrey

Jeff has lived with atrial fibrillation since 2011, and polycythemia since 2014.

He has written for NewLifeOutlook since March of 2017. Jeff’s healthcare background as a registered clinical exercise physiologist and certified strength and conditioning specialist has provided him the opportunity to deliver care to people with a variety of heart and lung conditions as well as train competitive athletes. Jeff has a passion for using his writing and one-on-one interactions to help people gain a better understanding of their health conditions. His goal is to help individuals learn accurate, evidence-based information about how to best manage and improve their physical health so that they can lead active, productive, and fulfilling lives.

He is a fervent advocate of living a healthy lifestyle and using exercise and nutrition to aid in treating chronic disease.

Jeff was born and raised on a farm outside of a small Northeastern Montana town that was recently named the “geographic middle of nowhere” by researchers from Oxford University. He is a voracious reader and enjoys exercising, yard and garden work, watching college and professional sports, connecting with friends and family, and traveling with his wife.

Jeffrey's Work

What You Need to Know About Cardioversion for AFib Patients

What You Need to Know About Cardioversion for AFib

The use of cardioversion for AFib eliminates the need for medication, which can both offer relief and delay the progression of heart-related symptoms.
32 found this helpful by Amy Manley and Jeffrey Redekopp on October 29, 2018
Living With Atrial Fibrillation

5 Self-Care Tips for People Living With AFib

It's important to adopt effective self-care habits to improve nutrition, physical activity, sleep, and mental health when living with atrial fibrillation.
37 found this helpful by Jeffrey Redekopp on September 17, 2018
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.
285 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta and Jeffrey Redekopp on August 17, 2018
AFib Ablation

Can an AFib Ablation Help AFib Symptoms?

AFib ablation is another option for those with persistent AFib symptoms when no other treatment has been successful in managing the symptoms.
by Jeffrey Redekopp on July 16, 2018
Choosing an AFib Treatment That Works

Four AFib Treatment Options Worth Considering

AFib treatment begins with an early diagnosis so that your physician can develop and implement a comprehensive plan before serious problems occur.
by Jeffrey Redekopp on June 19, 2018
AFib symptoms

What Are the Early Signs and Symptoms of AFib?

You don't have to have all of the AFib symptoms to be diagnosed, however, the longer the symptoms persist, the greater the risk of developing a stroke.
478 found this helpful by Angela Finlay and Jeffrey Redekopp on May 22, 2018
what is atrial fibrillation

What Is AFib? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

What is atrial fibrillation and how does it affect your heart? Learn what atrial fibrillation is so you can take the right steps before complications start.
59 found this helpful by Jeffrey Redekopp on May 2, 2018
What is AFib with RVR?

What Is AFib With Rapid Ventricular Response?

There are several types of AFib, but the most serious type is AFib with RVR, or rapid ventricular response. Learn more about it here.
by Jeffrey Redekopp on March 6, 2018
Tips for Flying With Atrial Fibrillation

Flying With AFib: What to Know Before You Go

Some people want to travel, but one thing holds them back; the fear of what may happen when flying with atrial fibrillation.
by Jeffrey Redekopp on February 20, 2018
Atrial Flutter vs. Atrial Fibrillation: Is It Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter?

Is It Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter?

The difference between atrial flutter vs. atrial fibrillation is important to note. The heart rate is much faster in atrial fibrillation than flutter.
by Jeffrey Redekopp on January 23, 2018