Krysti is a 30-something wife to Brad, and mother to Logan. She also happens to suffer from anxiety and has had migraines since she was 12 years old. In August of 2017, she also had a meningioma (a benign brain tumor) removed.
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She is an RN with over ten years of nursing experience, which has enabled her to help many people with a variety of chronic conditions in her career. Her nursing experience has spanned from floor nursing on a telemetry unit, working with heart patients, to working in an allergy/immunotherapy clinic, to working in a diabetes education office. She enjoys helping people living healthier, more fulfilling lives, while also learning from her patients.
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What we simply know as atrial fibrillation (AFib) may actually be termed as nonvalvular atrial fibrillation in the near future, but why?
Sometimes fatigue can be a side effect of the heart medications prescribed for Afib. Consider the following AFib and fatigue management tips.
Sometimes, paroxysmal AFib is caused by a different condition, such as hyperthyroidism or hypertension. Learn more about this condition here.
Atrial fibrillation (AFib) and ventricular fibrillation (VFib) may sound alike, but they are a lot different. Learn differences of AFib vs VFib here.
If you've been recently diagnosed with AFib, you may wonder why it is important to take medication and what your options for AFIB medications are.
AFib is a serious diagnosis and while this condition isn't fatal in itself, it can lead to potentially fatal life-threatening complications.
There are several difference types of atrial fibrillation requiring different treatments. Learn more about the many forms of AFib.
Silent AFib becomes a larger problem because there is no symptoms and goes undetected — which increases the risk for stroke dramatically.
Research suggests AFib memory loss is a common occurance: sufferers may have an increased risk of dementia and general mental decline.
There is a high correlation of AFib and stroke risk. Learn how the two are linked so you can take steps to minimize your risk.