- Q Is occasional atrial fibrillation serious?
Occasional atrial fibrillation can be serious. While many people do not experience or feel symptoms of arrhythmia, complications can result if the condition is left untreated. For example, stroke and heart failure, both life-threatening events, can... Full Answer
- Q What can reduce the risk of atrial fibrillation after cardiac ablation?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineTo cut your odds of repeat procedures, follow these golden health rules: Don’t smoke. Quit ASAP if you do. Avoid caffeine and alcohol in excessive quantities. Exercise regularly. 10,000 steps a day, NO EXCUSES! Avoid salty foods. Eat plenty... Full Answer
- Q How do I live with occasional atrial fibrillation?
People with occasional atrial fibrillation can be active and healthy as long as they are mindful of their doctor's recommendations and instructions. Aside from eating right, getting lots of exercise, and taking care of your health, it is important to... Full Answer
- Q How do I care for someone with occasional atrial fibrillation?
Caring for someone with occasional atrial fibrillation may mean helping upport that person's healthy lifestyle choices. Because some people live with this condition without experiencing symptoms, it is important to take any complaints seriously. For... Full Answer
- Q Is there a cure for occasional atrial fibrillation?
Occasional atrial fibrillation is a problem with the way the heart beats. A common form of arrhythmia, this condition can be prevented, treated, and in some cases, cured. One way doctors treat atrial fibrillation is by restoring the heart's irregular... Full Answer
- Q Is atrial fibrillation dangerous?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineYou’ve probably heard heart disease described as a “ticking time bomb.” Well, it really is. There are two major complications associated with atrial fibrillation: stroke and heart failure. Neither is nice. Since the heart beats too... Full Answer