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Do NOT Rely on AF Detect Smartphone App To Diagnose Atrial fibrillation

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

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Clinical Benefits: Could Vitamin C Lower Risks After Heart Surgery?

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


Sustained Atrial Fibrillation or Not: The Vagaries and Inaccuracies of AliveCor/Kardia and Computer Interpretation of ECG Rhythm

The skeptical cardiologist has often sung the praises of the AliveCor Mobile ECG for home and office heart rhythm monitoring (see  here and here.) However, there is a significant rate of failure of the device to accurately identify atrial fibrillation.   696 more words

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Sleep is critical to cardiac rehabilitation

Cardiac Rehabilitation Week starts today and ends Saturday.

This week of public health awareness is sponsored by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation… 288 more words



0330: woken up for a fight. She lost her ring I gave her for Christmas. She can’t sleep. So why should I right?? She tells me about it. 687 more words

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0700: 1x exhilarin

0900: chai holy basil, coffee alternative

1000: beans, rice, spices, onion

1030: 1x CoQ10, 1x ALA, 1x carnitine

1100: protein pancakes, phytoberry, butter, syrup, banana… 84 more words

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0900: 1x exhilarin

1000: coffee alternative

1030: acv and baking soda

1100: left over shrimp pizza and lasagna, 2 drops d +k, 1x ALA 1x CoQ10, 1x carnitine, 2x probiotic… 372 more words

Trials Of Life