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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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Exercise Prevents Atrial Fibrillation in Elderly

A new study in Circulation indicates that light exercise can help prevent atrial fibrillation in older people, reducing the risk 22 to 44 percent. That sounds great, but is exercise right for everyone, especially elderly? Probably not, especially if we already have atrial fibrillation. Exercise brings on atrial fibrillation in some people; it stops atrial fibrillation in others. While exercise may be safe for most people, it's …

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