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Next time, get the extended warranty

I’m 54 and I have AFib. I’ve been clocking in at about 130 beats a minute. No heart disease, no clogged arteries, just bad rhythm. 224 more words

Been pretty steady... 

So to make a long story short, I finally ended up switching cardiologists and found out that for the last two plus years, I was being prescribed the wrong medicine. 222 more words


Changing seasons

Brushing teeth – beep! Rolling over in bed – beep! Battery in monitor goes dead while getting in bed – beep, beep, beep! Flushing the commode and walking out of the bathroom – more beeps! 754 more words


September - National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

When I was young, my grandmother was rushed to the hospital with atrial fibrillation. While my mom was parking the car, I went in the ER with my grandmother and told the nurses that my grandmother was having “artillery fibrillation”.

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AliveCor Mobile ECG Misidentifies One Patient's Heart Rhythm

The skeptical cardiologist has been evaluating the AliveCor mobile ECG device for use with a smartphone to detect atrial fibrillation.  In my initial post on this I found it to be accurate in identifying atrial fibrillation in my patients. 202 more words

Atrial Fibrillation