January 23, 2018

Heart Rate and Beta Blocker Studies For Those with Atrial Fibrillation

Recently there have been a number of new beta blocker and heart rate studies, some of which are contradictory. The findings from some of these recent studies may apply to those with atrial fibrillation: Heart rates over 70 beats per minute predict heart attack risk Slowing the heart rate doesn’t protect those with hypertension—or does […]

Why Those With Atrial Fibrillation Should Consider Pneumonia Vaccination

For those in the northern hemisphere, where winter is coming on, this message could save your life. This applies to most people with atrial fibrillation since the majority have underlying heart disease. It may also apply to many with lone atrial fibrillation who may in fact have undiscovered or undiagnosed heart disease. This is valuable information even for those […]