Monthly Archives: October 2008 - For Patients. By Patients - Stop Atrial Fibrillation

Why Those With Atrial Fibrillation Should Consider Pneumonia Vaccination

For those in the northern hemisphere, where winter is coming on, this message could save your life. This applies to most people with atrial fibrillation since the majority have underlying heart disease. It may also apply to many with lone atrial fibrillation who may in fact have undiscovered or undiagnosed heart disease. This is valuable information even for those …

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Do You Have Sleep Apnea and Atrial Fibrillation? Why Does It Matter?

Many of you know that I'm concerned about the relationship between sleep apnea and atrial fibrillation and also about how atrial fibrillation can overwork the heart and lead to heart failure. Thus, a newly launched study about sleep apnea and heart failure may hopefully provide information useful for those with atrial fibrillation. What are the implications …

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