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Join StopAfib.org at the HRS “AFib Feels Like” event in San Francisco on May 7

Learn more about atrial fibrillation at the Heart Rhythm Society “AFib Feels Like” event on May 7, 2014, in San Francisco. StopAfib.org founder, Mellanie True Hills, will speak about managing afib and advocating for yourself. There will be yoga sessions as well. Learn more at:  StopAfib.org joins with Heart Rhythm Society for “AFib Feels Like” …

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Atrial Fibrillation Experts from Cleveland Clinic Will Answer Your Afib Questions on May 16

Atrial fibrillation is the most common irregular heart rhythm that starts in the atria. While it is often a mere annoyance, it can also be responsible for life-threatening medical emergencies that result in cardiac arrest, stroke, and sudden death. Take advantage of the opportunity to get your atrial fibrillation questions answered by afib experts from the …

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View the Transcript of our December 2013 Atrial Fibrillation Chat with Cleveland Clinic Afib Experts

StopAfib.org partnered with the Cleveland Clinic to give you an opportunity to ask questions of their atrial fibrillation experts, Dr. Walid Saliba, Dr. Oussama Wazni, and Dr. Mandeep Bhargava, along with StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills. The transcript of our afib community chat with these atrial fibrillation experts from the Cleveland Clinic is now available. …

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Videos of Dr. Rob Kowal and Mellanie True Hills on Communicating with Your Doctor and Living with Atrial Fibrillation

At the Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, Dr. Robert Kowal and Mellanie True Hills tag-teamed to help patients understand how to communicate with their doctors and how to live with afib. Dr. Kowal first discussed getting the most from your doctor, including who to see and when to see them. …

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Video of Dr. Eric Prystowsky’s Presentation on Atrial Fibrillation Medications and Avoiding Afib-Related Strokes

At the Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, world-renowned electrophysiologist Eric N. Prystowsky talked about treatments for atrial fibrillation, including rate control medications and rhythm control medications, as well as use of anticoagulants to prevent afib-related strokes. In addition, Dr. Prystowsky received the first ever “Advocate for Patients” Award from StopAfib.org. …

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

Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference Videos Now Available

For those who suffer from an irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation, getting in rhythm and staying in rhythm can be an elusive goal. Thus, StopAfib.org hosted the first Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference in Dallas on November 2, 2013. At the conference, leading medical experts helped patients, their families, …

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Share Your Atrial Fibrillation Story for the “I Am CardioSmart” Contest

As part of the second annual “I Am CardioSmart” contest, the American College of Cardiology is encouraging patients who are living well with heart disease to share their stories to inspire others to take charge of their heart health. Patients living with high blood pressure, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, a congenital heart defect, coronary artery …

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Atrial Fibrillation Experts from Cleveland Clinic Will Answer Your Afib Questions on December 17

Atrial fibrillation is the most common irregular heart rhythm that starts in the atria. While it is often a mere annoyance, it can also be responsible for life-threatening medical emergencies that result in cardiac arrest, stroke and sudden death. Take advantage of the opportunity to get your atrial fibrillation questions answered by afib experts from the …

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