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The Atrial Fibrillation Diet – Foods to Avoid

Atrial fibrillation (AFib) occurs when the normal rhythmic pumping of the upper chambers of the heart pulses, or fibrillates, at a fast or irregular rate. Avoiding or limiting certain foods can reduce your risk of an AFib episode. Read More

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The Good and Bad about Food, Drinks and Substances and Triggering AFib

As we enter the new year, it is a good time for a friendly reminder about what’s good, bad or indifferent when it comes to food, beverages and other substances and their impact on triggering Atrial Fibrillation (AFib).  There are

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Preexisting Conditions Proven Riskier with Atrial Fibrillation

The first clinical research case-study of its kind found that patients with heart failure (HF) to be more at risk of death if diagnosed with AF, the American Journal of Medicine reported. “Risk factors with the largest population attributable fractions

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Cardiac Care Post-Event

By Sydney Ellis Adapted from: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, WebMD, American Heart Association, WebMD

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Special Holiday Discount!

This holiday season Lohman Technologies is bringing back its special promotional discount on its best-selling product… The original AfibAlert cardiac self-monitoring device–included with a 1-year warranty, web access, and customer support– originally retailing at $299 is now available for only

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5 Ways to Enjoy Summer with Afib!

Whether you’re having fun in the sun at a faraway destination or trying to keep cool at home, safety is always a priority if you have atrial fibrillation.  Keep your Afib in check by following these helpful hints to ensure

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New “Pill in Pocket” Approach for Afib Treatment

A new study into treating atrial fibrillation by Dr. Francis Marchlinski and colleagues found that patient’s self-monitoring their cardiac rhythms through a smartphone app may be a promising new alternative to taking blood-thinning medication. The study had patients monitor their

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Self monitoring for stress-free traveling

Traveling in general can be a stress inducing activities. Making deadlines, remembering to pack everything and reassuring everyone is having a good time can be difficult. Traveling with AFib is a whole other story. On top of the traveling stress,

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Two Easy Steps for Reducing Stress When You Have Afib

Atrial fibrillation (Afib) is a condition that causes irregular heartbeats. This condition affects many Americans and can be triggered by things such as alcohol, fatigue and stress. Stress releases adrenaline into the body which can trigger Afib episodes and few

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Special Holiday Promotion!

This holiday season we have a very exciting promotional sale. The AfibAlert (normally $349) is on sale for only $199! Special pricing is available on this item for the Holidays only (limited quantities available / special pricing runs through December

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