July 26, 2017

Do you need help or emotional support in living with or stopping your atrial fibrillation?

If so, check out these valuable resources: The new Goals Tracker at MyAFibExperience.org, where you will find downloadable PDFs to help you remember your medications, make better food choices, improve your physical activity, communicate more effectively with your healthcare provider, and track your progress.  MyAFibExperience.org is a collaboration between the American Heart Association and StopAfib.org. […]

Videos of Dr. Rob Kowal and Mellanie True Hills on Communicating with Your Doctor and Living with Atrial Fibrillation

At the Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, Dr. Robert Kowal and Mellanie True Hills tag-teamed to help patients understand how to communicate with their doctors and how to live with afib. Dr. Kowal first discussed getting the most from your doctor, including who to see and when to see them. […]

Living with Atrial Fibrillation programs from American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) CardioSmart initiative & Mended Hearts

In December of 2012, the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) CardioSmart initiative and Mended Hearts will be sponsoring three Living with Atrial Fibrillation programs in Dallas, Houston, and Tampa. Learn more at: American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) CardioSmart initiative and Mended Hearts are sponsoring Living with Atrial Fibrillation programs

Top Atrial Fibrillation Doctors Named to Inaugural StopAfib.org Medical Advisory Board

Today is a very special day for StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills as she celebrates five years of being afib-free as a result of her minimally-invasive (mini maze) procedure. It is also National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, so today is the perfect day to make a big announcement. StopAfib.org is very pleased to announce our […]

ZDNet Blogger Jennifer Leggio Talks About Living with Atrial Fibrillation

To help raise awareness of afib for Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, Jennifer Leggio (@mediaphyter), well-known ZDNet Social Business blogger, shared what it’s like for a young person to live with afib, having been diagnosed with it in her twenties. Read: From the heart, about the heart: Living with afib

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 […]

Success Magazine Profiles StopAfib.org Founder Mellanie True Hills

The latest issue of Success magazine talks about Mellanie True Hills, founder of StopAfib.org, and her story of living with atrial fibrillation and having surgery to cure atrial fibrillation as well as launching StopAfib.org to save lives. Read: Success magazine shares the story of StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills and her atrial fibrillation surgery

USA Weekend talks about atrial fibrillation and mini-maze surgery

USA Weekend HealthSmart edition features a story about Mellanie True Hills, founder of StopAfib.org, in which she talks about living with atrial fibrillation and communicating electronically with her surgeon before and after her mini-maze surgery. Read:  USA Weekend Talks About Atrial Fibrillation and Mini-Maze Surgery… What are your thoughts on the role that electronic communications should play in your communications […]

Patient Perspectives on Living with Atrial Fibrillation

StopAfib.org and Mellanie True Hills’ story of living with atrial fibrillation were featured in the September 2008 issue of EP Lab Digest. The article has a sidebar offering a patient perspective for doctors and staff, including five statements that afib patients wish their doctors wouldn’t make. Read EP Lab Digest Features Patient Perspectives on Living with Atrial […]