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'It's A Miracle ... It Is A Miracle' Says Man Who Received New AFib Procedure

DENVER (CBS4) – Almost three million people in the U.S. suffer from atrial fibrillation, a type of irregular heartbeat. It can cause shortness of breath and is a leading cause of stroke. 351 more words


Can Ovine Obesity (Fat Sheep) Teach Us About Atrial Fibrillation?

Until the last year or so when patients asked me what they could do to help their atrial fibrillation (AF) I would tell them to avoid excessive alcohol consumption and take their medications as prescribed. 641 more words


So this is what rock bottom looks like...

I think I may have reached rock bottom. Or at least I can remember that exact moment when I did…

Just last week everything was different. 962 more words

Inspiration & Reflection

Keeping Pace With Atrial Fibrillation

By Thurston Hatcher

On a cool, sunny morning last October, as tens of thousands of runners raced east toward downtown, I was watching the Chicago Marathon from eight floors up, in a hospital room at Rush University Medical Center. 712 more words

Patient Stories

An ablation on the horizon?

I recently took a meeting with an EP (electrophysiologist) at my hospital’s cardiology unit so I could specifically start probing about the possibility of undergoing an ablation. 106 more words

Atrial Fibrillation

Saturday, August 8, 2015

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What you need to know about AFib, or, atrial fibrillation. 6 more words