Exercise Guards Against AFib

Exercise Guards Against AFib

It is well known that regular exercise helps people keep healthy. The latest finding shows that it may also help older women avoid a life-threatening heart condition. According to a new study, exercise guards against developing atrial fibrillation or AFib, an irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots and a high risk of stroke. Women […]

Atrial Fibrillation Painful Physically and Financially

Atrial Fibrillation Painful Physically and Financially

Atrial fibrillation is painful physically and financially. Not only is atrial fibrillation, a common heart problem, hard on the heart, but the wallet too it seems.  Since 1998 to 2010, costs for medical care have doubled from this heart problem.  Researchers are predicting this trend to continue now up to 541,000 by 2020, which would make […]