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How Do I Know if I Have Atrial Fibrillation?

Understanding atrial fibrillation or AFib is key to knowing how to treat it. Learn more about why it happens, common symptoms, the different types and more to help determine if you might have AFib.

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How alcohol interacts with AFib

Drinking alcohol if you are diagnosed with AFib is different for everyone, but there are some important things everyone should know to determine if you can drink alcohol in moderation or whether you should abstain entirely.

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Eating Healthy When You Have Atrial Fibrillation

Adopting a new diet isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution for atrial fibrillation, but it can go a long way in minimizing episodes and progression of the condition. Here are some diets, principles and tips that are effective in treating AFib.

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5 Ways to Keep Your AFib in Check

Being diagnosed with atrial fibrillation can be a life changing event, but with these five helpful steps, you can take control of your life and keep your AFib in check.

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The 3 Forms of AFib: What’s Your Type?

While AFib is broadly defined as an irregular heartbeat, there are actually three distinctive forms of the heart condition. Learn more about the three types of AFib and the specific ways to treat them.

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AFib and Hypertension

High blood pressure, or hypertension is a leading cause of AFib in adults. Discover why it happens and how to manage your symptoms to improve your long-term health.

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Exercising with Atrial Fibrillation

Just because you’re diagnosed with AFib, doesn’t mean your commitment to living a healthy and active lifestyle should slow down. Get helpful tips for how to exercise with AFib and discover a program that will work best for you.

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When and Why AFib is Misdiagnosed

AFib can often be mistaken for other disorders, which makes properly diagnosing AFib complicated. Learn more about how AFib is usually diagnosed and why it may be mistaken for other health or heart conditions.

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Can you spot AFib warning signs?

Catching AFib early on goes a long way in helping maintain your long-term health. In order to do so, it’s important you know the warning signs. Here are four things to look out for to determine if you might have AFib.

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Finding Helpful AFib Resources

When you’re diagnosed with AFib, you can feel alone and isolated. Fortunately, there’s a massive community offering knowledge, support and help every step of the way. Find out more about helpful AFib resources here.

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Reducing stress with AFib

Stress is a part of life. Unfortunately, stress often causes a majority of AFib episodes. The good news is there are many ways to handle the stress in your life, which in turn, reduces how it impacts your AFib. Read on to learn how.

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Can AFib Affect Your Breathing?

The systems of your body work in harmony. This is especially true when it comes to how your heart functions with your respiratory system, with AFib often complicating that relationship. Discover how AFib can affect the lungs, and what you can do to breathe easier.

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How AFib can Affect Your Risk For Dementia

There’s an undeniable connection between the health of your heart and the function of your brain. It’s important to understand how treating AFib can increase the risk of being diagnosed with memory issues like dementia.

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Keeping Up Your Energy with AFib

AFib affects everyone differently, especially when it comes to your energy levels. Once you understand how AFib impacts your daily routine, you can apply strategies and techniques to boost your energy and take control of your life.

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Is it AFib or a panic attack?

AFib symptoms have a lot in common with anxiety symptoms. In fact, they can be so similar that you may not know whether you’re experiencing an AFib episode or a panic attack. Knowing the similarities, differences and links between the two can help prevent potential complications.

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When AFib Strikes Early in Life

While heart problems like AFib are often associated with aging, the truth is AFib can affect people at any point in life—even if you’re young. Read on to understand why it happens and the challenges surrounding AFib in young adults.

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