January 23, 2018

Thank you, Pat Robertson, For Answering This Prayer to Raise Awareness During Atrial Fibrillation Month

Pat Robertson, Founder and Chairman of the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), recently had the Convergent Procedure for his atrial fibrillation, which in this case was accompanied by removal of his left atrial appendage. The Convergent Procedure for atrial fibrillation involves radio-frequency surgery followed by a radio-frequency catheter ablation, both of which are done in a […]

Blood Clots and Near-Stroke Motivated Survivor to Launch Atrial Fibrillation Month in September to Focus on Arrhythmia That Causes Stroke

This September, StopAfib.org marks the third year of celebrating Atrial Fibrillation Month to raise awareness of atrial fibrillation (afib), an expensive and life-threatening irregular heartbeat that is a common cause of stroke. StopAfib.org founder, Mellanie True Hills, knows the toll that atrial fibrillation takes on those with it and their families. After surviving blood clots […]

Ask Your U.S. Representative to Support Atrial Fibrillation Awareness

We need your help… The designation of September as Atrial Fibrillation Month is included in the register of dates, Chase’s Calendar of Events. A resolution has now been introduced into the U.S. Congress requesting that September be officially recognized as “National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month.”  Please click on the link below to check out how you can help: […]

Join Us for Atrial Fibrillation Seminars

First, our thoughts go out to those who suffered from Hurricane Ike over the weekend, from those who are dealing with the devastating aftermath of the winds and water in Galveston, Houston, and all along the Texas coast, to those throughout the middle portion of the country who are dealing with flooding from Ike. We […]

Important Guidelines for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation Patients

Lately there have been questions, comments, and requests for atrial fibrillation information that already exists in the StopAfib.org news story archives. So with September being Atrial Fibrillation Month, it seems appropriate to call attention to the important afib documents and stories in our News archives. You’ll generally find there stories that are more than 3 months old. Go to StopAfib.org Archived […]

StopAfib.org Announces Atrial Fibrillation Month

Atrial fibrillation patient resource, StopAfib.org, announces that September of 2008 has been designated as Atrial Fibrillation Month in order to raise awareness of atrial fibrillation, a life-threatening irregular heartbeat. Atrial fibrillation, or afib, is a misfiring of the heart’s electrical signals and involves rapid or irregular heartbeats or quivering of the heart’s upper chambers. Often considered benign, this […]