Living With Atrial Fibrillation
Jeffrey Redekopp
Jeffrey Redekopp
September 17, 2018
It's important to adopt effective self-care habits to improve nutrition, physical activity, sleep, and mental health when living with atrial fibrillation.

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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.
279 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta and Jeffrey Redekopp on August 17, 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.
470 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.
57 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.
141 found this helpful by Jeffrey Redekopp on March 6, 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.
525 found this helpful by Jeffrey Redekopp on January 23, 2018
Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation

What Is Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation?

What we simply know as atrial fibrillation (AFib) may actually be termed as nonvalvular atrial fibrillation in the near future, but why?
157 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on January 10, 2018
What Does AFib Feel Like?

How Do You Know If You Have AFib?

What does AFib feel like? Travis and Jeffrey share their stories about what AFib feels like from feeling heart flutters to irregular heartbeats.
712 found this helpful by Travis Van Slooten and Jeffrey Redekopp on November 1, 2017
AFib and Caffeine: Is Caffeine Safe and How Much Is Too Much With AFib?

Is It Safe to Have Caffeine With AFib?

Being a stimulant, caffeine is sometimes considered an AFib trigger, but recent studies into AFib and caffeine reveal good news for coffee lovers.
323 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta and Jeffrey Redekopp on October 16, 2017
Paroxysmal AFib

What Is Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation?

Sometimes, paroxysmal AFib is caused by a different condition, such as hyperthyroidism or hypertension. Learn more about this condition here.
163 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on September 28, 2017
AFib vs. VFib

Atrial Fibrillation Versus Ventricular Fibrillation – What Is the Difference?

Atrial fibrillation (AFib) and ventricular fibrillation (VFib) may sound alike, but they are a lot different. Learn differences of AFib vs VFib here.
128 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on September 19, 2017
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