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Join the I-STOP-AFib Study to Test Your Atrial Fibrillation Triggers

I-STOP-AFib is a study focused on helping afib patients track and potentially test their personal afib triggers through the use of a smartphone app. This study will use online surveys and mobile technology to help you understand how everyday experiences and exposures (such as consuming alcohol, caffeine, going to bed at a different time, or …

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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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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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Watch the Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference from the Comfort of Home via Livestream Replays

The Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference was the event of the year for afib patients and family members. The livestream replays are now available so you can watch them from the comfort of your home, or wherever you happen to be. For less than you might pay for a single …

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Now, Attend the 2016 Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference from Home

Did you know that we’ve added a Livestream Option for the Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference so you can watch it from the comfort of your home, or wherever you happen to be? Yes, for less than you might pay for a single doctor or emergency room visit, you can …

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Reports Making Cryptogenic Strokes a National Health Priority Include Strokes from Atrial Fibrillation

The cause cannot be pinpointed in 25–30 per cent of strokes. Many of these strokes, called cryptogenic strokes, are due to undiagnosed atrial fibrillation, which increases the risk of stroke by 500%. StopAfib.org participated in a conference convened by the American Heart Association to make cryptogenic strokes a national health priority, and we participated in …

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Information from the 2016 Atrial Fibrillation Symposium about Blood Thinners and Afib Stroke Prevention

We just put up a blog post over at MyAFibExperience.org, a site co-developed by American Heart Association and StopAfib.org. The post shares some of the information on blood thinners and prevention of afib-related strokes that we gleaned from the recent 2016 Atrial Fibrillation Symposium in Orlando. We hope these nuggets are good food for thought …

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