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Exclusive Atrial Fibrillation Patient Discount on the AliveCor Heart Monitor — US Only

The StopAfib community in the US can now purchase the AliveCor Heart Monitor with an exclusive discount of 50% off. The AliveCor Heart Monitor is an easy-to-use, powerful, and accurate ECG-recording device that fits in your pocket and enables you to record an ECG anywhere, anytime. The AliveCor Heart Monitor is the only FDA-cleared mobile …

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Dr. Lakkireddy Discusses Yoga for Atrial Fibrillation and Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion — Video

At the recent Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 2014, we did a two-part video interview with Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy. In part one, he discusses left atrial appendage occlusion and the LAALA-AF (Left Atrial Appendage Ligation and Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation) Registry. In part two, he explores the effects of yoga, including whether yoga can delay the transition …

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Atrial Fibrillation Patient Discounts on HeartCheck PEN and Handheld ECG from CardioComm Solutions

We get lots of inquiries from the atrial fibrillation patient community about heart monitors. Today, we’re able to announce special discounts from CardioComm on their HeartCheck PEN and HeartCheck Handheld ECG Monitor. To learn more, see: Discounts Available for the HeartCheck PEN and HeartCheck Handheld ECG StopAfib.org will receive a $20 donation with each purchase.

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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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US Atrial Fibrillation Patients Get Free AliveCor iPhone ECG Heart Monitors — Limited Supply, Act Fast

UPDATE: The discount below has expired – see Get a 50% Discount on the iPhone and Android AliveCor Heart Monitor for the current discount. Do you ever wonder if you’re in afib? Now you can check anytime, anywhere, if you have an iPhone 4/4s or iPhone 5. AliveCor is providing Heart Monitors for free to the StopAfib.org …

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Atrial Fibrillation Patient Discounts on ECG Heart Monitors — Limited Time Only

UPDATE: Discounts have been extended until August 9, 2013, as some people have needed more time to get prescriptions from their doctors. We get lots of questions from the atrial fibrillation patient community about heart monitors. Now, we’re able to announce that two FDA-approved heart monitors, the AliveCor Heart Monitor and the Cardiac Designs ECG …

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New atrial fibrillation patient web site launched by European Society of Cardiology

The European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), a part of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), has launched the Afibmatters.org web site for atrial fibrillation patients. StopAfib.org was honored to collaborate on this site to help meet patient needs. Learn more at: Atrial fibrillation patient website afibmatters.org launched by European Society of Cardiology

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Southern diet increases stroke risk regardless of location, including among atrial fibrillation patients

New research found that a Southern diet is associated with increased stroke risk. Stroke frequency was directly proportional to the quantity of Southern foods consumed by participants in the ongoing REGARDS study, accounting for a 30% increased risk of stroke. The relationship between Southern foods and stroke risk was consistent no matter where in the …

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WomenHeart Launches National Educational Initiative About Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Risk for Hispanic Women

On Tuesday, May 14, WomenHeart will launch a new national initiative about afib and stroke risk for Hispanic women. StopAfib.org is honored to be a partner with WomenHeart in this. Here is the announcement from WomenHeart: Join WomenHeart as we launch the first national educational initiative about atrial fibrillation and stroke risk for Hispanic women. …

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Discovery Channel Launches Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Prevention Documentary

Set your DVRs, or watch live, on Saturday, March 23, at 8AM ET/PT, as the Discovery Channel unveils the atrial fibrillation documentary, “A Heartbeat Away From Stroke”. StopAfib.org was thrilled to collaborate with Discovery Channel and other organizations on this documentary. Learn more at StopAfib.org Collaborates on Discovery Channel Atrial Fibrillation Documentary

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