Tag: atrial fibrillation

Dark chocolate reduces the risk of atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation saddles you with irregular heartbeat and increased stroke risk. But a new study shows there's something that reduces the risk of a-fib by up to 23 per cent – and you’re going [...]

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Omega-3 fatty acids shield your heart

Regardless of what you may hear from the American Heart Association, you should supplement with omega-3s both if you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease AND if you’re trying to prevent it!

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Tea can help improve osteoporosis

As we get older, bone fractures can be devastating. But you can decrease your risk of brittle bones naturally -- because a new study shows that sipping your favorite tea can improve your bone [...]

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Gout increases chance of hip fracture in older women

Women with gout are 40 per cent more likely to suffer a hip fracture than those without it. Here’s how to keep those flare-ups from happening… and keep your hip from breaking!

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Vitamin C may hold answers for atrial fibrillation patients

Studies have shown that vitamin C may help dramatically reduce incidences of A-Fib, or atrial fibrillation.

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Urgent warning for heart patients with pacemakers

Study shows that lingering near a store security device could cause pacemakers to zap your heart when you don’t even need it.

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Take these steps to help protect against atrial fibrillation

If you’ve watched family members or other loved ones struggle with atrial fibrillation (Afib) — usually characterised by a rapid, irregular heartbeat — I don’t blame you for wanting [...]

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Gout can increase your risk of atrial fibrillation

It’s hard to elicit any sympathy when you have something called the “disease of kings” or “rich man’s disease.” Gout earned that nickname because it was linked to powerful rulers like Henry VIII [...]

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Deadly painkillers hiding in millions of medicine cabinets

The FDA says it will now require over-the-counter and prescription NSAIDs to carry a new label warning the millions of patients who take these drugs every day.

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