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How to Assess Your Risk of Developing AFib?

With atrial fibrillation (AFib) becoming so much more prevalent among the aging population and visible with all the advertising seen on TV for the new anticoagulants, it’s natural to wonder if you or any of your loved ones (husband, wife,

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Experts recommend screening for Atrial Fibrillation to reduce risk of stroke and death

New afib research from Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association, demonstrates the importance of screening for atrial fibrillation. Screening for asymptomatic atrial fibrillation (AF or afib) in people aged 65 and over and treating it with anticoagulant medications

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Comparing ECG and EKG Remote Monitors

Afib, remote monitoring, living with afib

If you are wondering about which ECG / EKG monitors work well, Dr. James Grier from North Dakota State University gives a good overview of handheld ECG monitors including AfibAlert, AliveCor, Dimetek, and others.  

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