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Afib Treatment

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May 13, 2022

Beyond Pacemakers and Ablation in Atrial Fibrillation: Steps to Better Rhythm Control

Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is a heart arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm) that causes a rapid, irregular, heartbeat. There are three primary goals of…

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Alternative Treatment for Afib
May 6, 2022

Best Alternative Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is the most common heart arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm) that requires treatment. According to the Centers for Disease Control,…

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April 17, 2022

When To Seek Treatment For Afib

There is an epidemic of atrial fibrillation (AFib) in the United States. AFib is the most common cause of sustained irregular heartbeat…

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January 24, 2022

How Does A CPAP Machine Help AFib?

What Is A CPAP Machine? Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the most common treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. A CPAP machine…

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January 19, 2022

How is Losing Weight Interrelated to Atrial Fibrillation?

There are epidemics of atrial fibrillation (AFib) and obesity in the United States. AFib is the most common clinically significant arrhythmia (abnormal…

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September 10, 2021

Magnesium and Heart Palpitations

Magnesium is an important nutrient that the body needs to stay healthy. Magnesium is found in a variety of foods and eating…

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May 27, 2021

Putting Patients At The Center Of AFib Care

Effective treatment of atrial fibrillation can be complex. It involves addressing lifestyle contributors, treating underlying conditions like sleep apnea and high blood…

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May 24, 2021

Whole Body Healthcare Plan For AFib Patients

Successful treatment of atrial fibrillation is about more than medications and procedures. A healthy lifestyle is a cornerstone in AFib management because…

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May 6, 2021

Successful Outcomes Related To Early & Aggressive AFib Treatment

“Cryoballoon ablation as initial therapy was superior to drug therapy for the prevention of atrial arrhythmia recurrence in patients with (early onset)…

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April 29, 2021

Treatment Options To Reduce Stroke Risk

Our comprehensive arrhythmia program facilitates targeted, patient-specific interventions for Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) management for stroke prevention. In patients with non-valvular AFib,…

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April 22, 2021

AFib Treatment Through Hybrid Convergent Approach For Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

Catheter-based pulmonary vein ablation treats AFib from the inside of the heart and is called endocardial ablation. It’s an excellent option for…

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April 8, 2021

AFib Treatment Through Catheter-Based Ablations & Pulmonary Vein Isolation

If a patient’s atrial fibrillation is not responding to less invasive treatment options such as medications or cardioversion, Dr. Laws can facilitate…

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March 30, 2021

AFib Treatment Through Arrhythmia Procedures

As discussed in previous editions of The Scoop, treatment of atrial fibrillation focuses on rate control, rhythm control and stroke prevention. Medications…

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March 24, 2021

AFib Treatment Through Medications

Atrial fibrillation can cause a variety of symptoms including shortness of breath, decreased exercise/activity tolerance, fatigue, palpitations, dizziness, or chest discomfort. When…

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AFib Lifestyle Modifications

AFib Treatment Through Lifestyle Modifications

Successful treatment of atrial fibrillation is highly individualized. Traditionally, treatment has focused on rhythm control, rate control and anticoagulation. Rhythm control is…

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March 8, 2021

AFib Treatment Options

Welcome to our fifth installment of The Scoop, where Dr. Laws conveys the experience for Fix AFib patients, including how the disease…

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