Atrial fibrillation, also known as AFib, happens when your normal heart beat or rhythm is changed and may not be able to pump enough blood. About 1% of Americans have AFib. Millions of people with long-lasting AFib live quite well, said Gordon F. Tomaselli, MD, director of the Division of Cardiology
When you’ve experienced the odd beating of your heart from atrial fibrillation (AFib), you may feel unsure about revving your heartbeat with exercise. Take comfort from experts. They say physical activity is usually good for people with AFib, but it’s still wise to take precautions. Before you start
If you have a heart condition such as atrial fibrillation, heart failure, high blood pressure, or even high cholesterol, you may be feeling stressed out right now. What's worse, you may be feeling stressed about being stressed. "It can be a vicious cycle -- stress can make heart conditions worse,"
If having atrial fibrillation (AFib) makes you anxious about travel, you can relax. "As long as you're getting good medical care, traveling with AFib shouldn't be a problem," says N. A. Mark Estes, MD, director of the Cardiac Arrhythmia Center at Tufts University School of Medicine. Try planning ahe