Patricia Bratianu, RN, PhD, RH (AHG), is a nurse with 40 years of experience in an array of inpatient and outpatient settings.
During those years Patricia came to realize that conventional healthcare was not meeting the needs of all patients. She became an herbalist and obtained a PhD in natural health. This affords her the opportunity to provide balanced, well-rounded health care options to her clients.
Patricia is a professional member of the American Herbalists Guild, having passed the stringent peer-reviewed process to become a registered herbalist.
She believes no one health care system has all the answers. She uses philosophies and modalities encompassing cutting edge sciences and ancient healing traditions to create individualized programs for clients. Patricia educates and empowers clients, assisting them in choosing health care options that work for them.
Patricia works with people of all ages who have a variety of health concerns. She writes and teaches about health and herbs.
Managing AFib and losing weight are important to keep your cardiovascular system healthy so you don't develop potential life-threatening complications.
Many rumors and outdated information exist about this condition, so to set the record straight we've dispelled nine of the common myths about AFib.
If you have AFib, your irregular heartbeat may make your heart pump less effectively. This may result in swelling of your hands, feet, or other body parts.
These healthy habits benefit your heart and blood vessels, improving the health of every cell in your body and make living with AFib more enjoyable.
By reducing blood pressure, you can reduce your risk of developing Afib; lifestyle changes have shown to be the most effective in reducing blood pressure.
Atrial fibrillation clinical trials are tests that researchers conduct to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of treatments for AFib and other conditions.
AFib development and progression varies from person to person, but there are some things all patients can do to help prevent progression and complications.
You have an elevated risk of developing Afib and DVT if Afib is already present. DVT stands for deep vein thrombosis.
Research indicates that Afib and diabetes are linked, as people who have diabetes are 40% more likely to develop atrial fibrillation.
If you are suffering with atrial fibrillation weakness, it is important that you take note of other symptoms and notify your doctor right away.