Heart Health May Be Predictor Of Alzheimer'sDementia is a complex issue and the more we learn, the more we realize the role of healthy living and prevention.
Bucks County Hospital Adopts High-Tech Treatment For Atrial FibrillationThe procedure is called a cardiac ablation, and it is often used to treat patients with atrial fibrillation, or "A-fib," the most common heart rhythm problem.
Common Irregular Heartbeat Could Cause StrokeThe problem with atrial fibrillation is that an irregular heartbeat can lead to a situation where clots can damage the brain and result in stroke.
Doylestown Hospital Using New Laser Techniques To Treat Heart A-FibAtrial fibrillation is an irregular heart rhythm which can cause blood clots, stroke, or even heart failure.
Don't Ignore Irregular HeartbeatWhen I tell my patients they have an irregular heartbeat I am often surprised by the fact that they say they knew that they had something wrong and could feel it but chose to ignore the problem. Don't.
Alcohol Increases Women's Irregular HeartbeatsA study of women age 40 and older found that those drinking two alcoholic beverages a day or more had a higher rate of atrial fibrillation than those drinking no alcohol.