Category Archives: Causes or Triggers

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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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Mellanie True Hills of StopAfib.org was Quoted at FOXBusiness.com

If you're a Blackberry addict or a stress junkie, which can contribute to atrial fibrillation, you may be interested in this new article in which Mellanie True Hills, CEO of StopAfib.org, was quoted. Mellanie True Hills quoted at FOXBusiness.com P.S. A reader just sent this additional link for Blackbery addicts: Texting and walking is bad for …

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StopAfib.org - For Patients. By Patients - Stop Atrial Fibrillation

The Role of Coffee in Atrial Fibrillation

Is there anyone with atrial fibrillation who hasn't been told that coffee and caffeine can cause or trigger atrial fibrillation? The first step to controlling atrial fibrillation, we're often told, is to eliminate coffee. Because of this, coffee and caffeine are frequent topics on afib discussion forums. But there's interesting information about coffee at the …

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Statins Help Women with Atrial Fibrillation

Post-menopausal women with existing heart disease have less risk of having or developing atrial fibrillation if they are taking statin drugs. This finding was reported at the Heart Rhythm Society's annual meeting in San Francisco. It appears that it's the anti-inflammatory properties of statins that cause this. More about study... While the news stories say "older women benefit from …

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