Coping With AFib and Pregnancy
Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is a heart rhythm disorder, causing an arrhythmia (an irregular heartbeat). AFib generally goes undiagnosed until something goes wrong. 245 more words
I’ve been evaluating the ability of a mobile hand-held ECG device called AfibAlert to detect atrial fibrillation for the last few weeks.
I found that the device made very reliable and consistent recordings of cardiac rhythm and did a reasonably good job of detecting atrial fibrillation (afib). 749 more words
I’m writing this brief post as a warning to any individuals who have purchased the smartphone app AF Detect (screen shot below from Apple app store.) It is not a reliable detector of atrial fibrillation (AF). 224 more words
A new meta-analysis has found supplementing with Vitamin C after heart surgery can help lower the risks of developing atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is an irregular heart rhythm which oftentimes results in a rapid heartbeat. 197 more words