I continue to be free of afib but a recent routine annual physical showed that my ALT and AST liver enzymes were elevated. In this post I talk about this saga and what my diagnosis was. I also talk about my struggles with my diet and what I’m doing to improve it.
In this post I show ECG examples of the most common heart arrhythmias we afibbers seem to encounter. Atrial fibrillation is the obvious one but the others include atrial flutter, SVT, PVCs, and PACs.
I always tell people who are newly diagnosed with a-fib that the first thing they need to do is empower themselves by getting educated on ALL aspects of atrial fibrillation – and that includes familiarizing yourself with ECGs. This article provides a simple primer on ECGs.
The folks over at NewLifeOutlook reached out to me a couple weeks back about writing a guest post for my blog. When I asked them what they had in mind they said they wanted to put together a list of online forums and communities for afibbers. I thought it was a great idea. With that, they wrote the following post for your reading pleasure:) December 2017 Update: I recently wrote my own article on this topic. Get the updated list […]
There’s a new online community out there called My Afib Experience. It’s meant to help people understand afib better, and to help people get more support. The site is a collaboration between the American Heart Association, the American Stroke Association, and Stop Afib.org. There will be a lot of information on the site, including information on topics like healthy eating and dining out, exercise, travel, questions to ask doctors, and more. According to MedicalExpress, users can create profiles based on […]