AFib Technology
Dr. Percy Francisco Morales
Dr. Percy Francisco Morales
April 24, 2019
Over the years, the emergence of wearable devices and other at-home technology has become easily accessible – including AFib technology.

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Are My AFib and Shortness of Breath Related?

Are My AFib and Shortness of Breath Related?

Learn how your heart may be affecting your lungs, both directly and through other connected disorders, so you can avoid Afib and shortness of breath.
by Angela Finlay on June 23, 2015
AFib and DVT: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis

What AFib Patients Should Know About Deep Vein Thrombosis

You have an elevated risk of developing Afib and DVT if Afib is already present. DVT stands for deep vein thrombosis.
by Patricia Bratianu on April 28, 2015
AFib and Diabetes

Understanding AFib and Diabetes to Prevent Complications

Research indicates that Afib and diabetes are linked, as people who have diabetes are 40% more likely to develop atrial fibrillation.
by Patricia Bratianu on April 14, 2015
Understanding AFib and Heart Failure

Understanding AFib and Heart Failure

Up to 40% of people who have heart failure also have atrial fibrillation, and people with both AFib and heart failure have higher mortality rates.
by Patricia Bratianu on March 25, 2015
Staying Hydrated to Avoid Triggering an AFib Episode

Staying Hydrated to Avoid Triggering an AFib Episode

AFib and dehydration are closely connected, as water is essential to heart health. Learn why this is, as well as some common causes of dehydration.
by Brenda Vanta on March 17, 2015
Minimizing the Risk of Blood Clots with AFib

Minimizing the Risk of Blood Clots with AFib

Unfortunately, Afib and blood clots can go hand in hand if precautions aren't taken. Learn more about preventing potentially life-threatening clots here.
by Brenda Vanta on February 18, 2015
Decrease Dementia Risk by Understanding the Link to AFib

Decrease Dementia Risk by Understanding the Link to AFib

Unfortunately, AFib patients are more prone to dementia. Learn about how heart health relates to brain health, and the link between AFib and dementia.
by Angela Finlay on February 3, 2015
The Effects of Smoking With Atrial Fibrillation

The Effects of Smoking With Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation and smoking do not mix, as nicotine has a direct impact on your heart. Learn more about the effects of smoking on Afib.
by Brenda Vanta on January 20, 2015
The Risks of Consuming Alcohol With Atrial Fibrillation

The Risks of Consuming Alcohol With Atrial Fibrillation

Experts are unclear about the relationship between alcohol and atrial fibrillation, but there are several factors that can encourage negative consequences.
by Angela Finlay and Brenda Vanta on December 17, 2014
AFib and the flu

Keep Your Heart Healthy During Flu Season

Avoiding the flu can be tricky, but you want to keep your heart healthy and symptom free. Avoid triggers of Afib, and have a cold and flu prevention plan.
by Brenda Vanta on December 3, 2014