The answer to this isn’t as cut and dry as you would think. The best NOAC, or blood thinner, is the one that is best for your unique health condition and situation. For some, Xarelto will work best. For others, Eliquis will be the best choice. And still others will do best on warfarin (or for whatever reason warfarin may be the only option). There was a study published in November 2017, however, that demonstrated Eliquis as being the best NOAC for non-valvular atrial fibrillation.
One of the hardest things for me to do was tell my kids about my atrial fibrillation. My daughter is 10 years old and my son is going to be 8 soon. I’ve had afib for almost 9 years and my kids just found out about my condition a few months ago. They had no idea I was battling the beast. When they were young it was easy to keep it a secret because I was only having an episode […]
Actor and comedian Kevin Nealon of SNL has recently decided to start sharing his #afib story with the world. Nealon has several stand-up gigs lined up for February, and is also using this month — American Heart Month — to get the word out for a cause that he knows well: the heart condition, Atrial fibrillation. Thirteen years ago Nealon was vacation in Mexico with his then-girlfriend (now wife), Susan, when his heart started racing. He ended up in an […]