AFib Progression
Jeffrey Redekopp
Jeffrey Redekopp
March 11, 2019
According to studies, AFib progression is typically rapid within the first year post-diagnosis. However, research shows that the progression can be slowed.

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AFib Causes

What Causes Atrial Fibrillation?

While the exact cause of AFib is still uncertain, doctors believe that these five conditions may lead to AFib. Learn more about the common AFib causes here.
by Jeffrey Redekopp and Debbe McCall on February 11, 2019
AFib Chest Pain

What to Do When You Experience Chest Pain With AFib

Most people understand that chest pain can point to major problems. If you do experience AFib chest pain, learn what you need to do here.
by Angela Finlay on November 13, 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.
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.
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.
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
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
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?
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.
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.
by Brenda Vanta and Jeffrey Redekopp on October 16, 2017
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