If you have been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, suffer from rapid or irregular heartbeat, have chest pain or feel anxious (especially at night), consider these recommendations.
Cardiologist Jaime Molden gave his thoughts on treating #afib in a recent press release. First he talked about the three types: paroxysmal, persistent, and permanent. Paroxysmal AF lasts less than 48 hours at a time; persistent lasts more than a week, and permanent lasts longer than a year. Molden also noted that the treatment is always individualized to the patient. Many patients want to get off of their anti-arrhythmic medications altogether, and others want to simply minimize symptoms. When symptoms […]
This post is a paper I wrote for school. While it will probably be of interest mostly to other students of Chinese medicine and nutrition, I’ve decided to post it for the benefit of fellow suffers of atrial fibrillation. If you find it intriguing, I would strongly recommend that you seek an acupuncturist who also practices Chinese dietary therapy and herbology. I have found this combination tremendously beneficial in the management of my own atrial fibrillation.
I have written elsewhere about the comforting experience of listening to my heart with a stethoscope. This morning I discovered that listening to a normal heartbeat while in atrial fibrillation may have the ability to restore normal sinus rhythm.