Category Archives: Prevention

American Heart Month: For millions of US adults experiencing Afib symptoms, this is No Time to Wait

It’s American Heart Month! Have you seen the new No Time to Wait public service announcements on TV this month? We are proud to be part of this campaign to raise awareness of atrial fibrillation during American Heart Month. To learn more about this campaign, see:For millions of US adults experiencing AFib symptoms, this is …

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What Atrial Fibrillation Patients Need to Know About the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

What Do Afib Patients Need to Know About the Coronavirus (COVID-19)? UPDATED 8-26-2020: Please visit here for the replay of the webinar based on the concerns you shared with us: An Expert’s Perspective On When It Is Safe To Consider Having A Catheter Ablation. We are very concerned about you and your family during these …

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Please Take This Survey to Help Researchers Study “As Needed” Use of Blood Thinners Using a Smart Watch

Update: This survey is now closed. We would appreciate your help with a survey to help a researcher at Northwestern University. He is working on developing a study into the use of blood thinners on an “as needed” basis compared to continuous use of blood thinners. If funded, the study would use a smart watch …

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Afib Master Class with Dr. Eric Prystowsky: Stroke Prevention Videos Now Available

You can now watch the fourth and final set of videos from our complimentary master class with Dr. Eric Prystowsky, world-renowned electrophysiologist and advocate for afib patients. In this set of videos, Dr. Prystowsky shares his advice on how to manage stroke risk (with your doctor), as well as how to weigh the risk of …

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The Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference is over … but you can still see it.

The 2017 Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference is officially in the books, and it was a resounding success! So much so that we want to make sure you have every opportunity to hear the important, up-to-the-minute information our all-star roster of afib experts shared during the three-day conference. We're offering …

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Expert Recommendations for Atrial Fibrillation Screening

Screening for silent atrial fibrillation (afib with no symptoms) in those 65 and over, and treating with blood thinners (anticoagulants), could prevent thousands of strokes worldwide each year according to a top-level panel of experts in today’s issue of Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association. StopAfib.org is part of the AF-SCREEN International Collaboration …

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Register Now for the 2017 Get in Rhythm, Stay in RhythmTM Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

Since closing Super Early Bird registration for the 2017 Get in Rhythm, Stay in RhythmTM Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference (August 4–6), we heard from people who were eager to book their airline tickets and reserve their seats at the live event. And we couldn’t be happier because that means we’re reaching those who are ready …

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Help Us Save Lives — Prevent Strokes From Atrial Fibrillation (Afib)

November 29 is Giving Tuesday, the day of charity and generosity that immediately follows Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday and kicks off the Giving Season. Each year, 1.7 million people worldwide die or are disabled by afib-related strokes. Through raising awareness and providing education and support, we at StopAfib.org are wiping out afib strokes …

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Exclusive Atrial Fibrillation Patient Discount on Kardia Mobile (AliveCor) EKG Device — US Only

The StopAfib community in the US can purchase the Kardia Mobile (AliveCor) EKG Device with an exclusive 25% off discount. The Kardia Mobile is an easy-to-use, powerful, accurate, FDA-approved device that fits in your pocket. It captures a medical-grade EKG in just 30 seconds and determines if your heart rhythm is normal or if you …

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