April 30, 2017

Living with Afib — 2015 Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference Video

The Living with Afib session at the 2015 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm National Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference was presented by StopAfib.org Founder and CEO, Mellanie True Hills, who spoke about: • dedicating the conference to Judy Currier • knowing your stroke risk • autoimmune diseases and afib • common issues such as alcohol, […]

2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference: Living with Afib: Mellanie True Hills, StopAfib.org

Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference See all conference videos, and download the slides Here, Mellanie True Hills discusses living with afib, communicating with your doctors, and what caregivers should know. She also talks about frequently overlooked relationships with afib, such as sleep apnea and autoimmune diseases including celiac disease/gluten intolerance, […]

Can Avoiding Dehydration Prevent Atrial Fibrillation “Holiday Heart Syndrome”?

Featured at Grand Rounds: Health Tips at USATODAY.com The holidays seem to bring on lots of atrial fibrillation, often attributed to a condition called “Holiday Heart Syndrome”, which is supposedly caused by consuming too much alcohol and caffeine during the holidays. This year, can we avoid afib caused by Holiday Heart Syndrome? I think so, […]

For happy holidays, some things to do before you go

Because the holidays are full of potential atrial fibrillation triggers—food, hot and cold beverages, alcohol, stress, cold weather, and many more triggers—here’s wishing you the willpower to resist your triggers. And if you can’t resist, here’s wishing that your body holds the afib beast at bay. Here are a couple of recent articles that may […]