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Living Well With AFib Feature
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Living Well With AFib

Those who have AFib should be well aware of these things: living a healthy lifestyle and reducing stroke risk.

2 Healthy Diets Are Equally Good for Your Heart
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2 Healthy Diets Are Equally Good for Your Heart

Two eating plans—a vegetarian diet that includes eggs and dairy, and the Mediterranean diet—protect your heart equally, a new study shows.

Mediterranean Diet May Cut Stroke Risk for Women, But Not Men
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Mediterranean Diet May Cut Stroke Risk for Women, But Not Men

The Mediterranean diet may do more than help you reach and maintain a healthy weight.

Home Monitoring Works for Blood Pressure Patients
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Home Monitoring Works for Blood Pressure Patients

Home blood pressure monitoring can improve control of high blood pressure and reduce health care costs.

Is Dairy Due for a 'Heart Health Makeover'?
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Is Dairy Due for a 'Heart Health Makeover'?

New research suggests milk and milk-derived products don't pose the dire health risks suggested by prior research.

AFib and Blood Thinner Reversal Treatments: What You Need to Know
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AFib and Blood Thinner Reversal Treatments: What You Need to Know

Did you know there are reversal treatments for some blood thinners used to reduce the risk of stroke with AFib?

Does an Aspirin a Day Keep the Doctor Away?
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Does an Aspirin a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

Aspirin has been reported to help lower the risk of heart attack and clot-related strokes, but the latest research suggests that may not be true for most of us.

Walking, Exercise Both Linked to Lower Heart Failure in Older Women
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Walking, Exercise Both Linked to Lower Heart Failure in Older Women

The more a middle-aged or elderly woman walks, the less likely she is to have heart failure.

Some Patients With A-Fib Have Hidden Brain Damage
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Some Patients With A-Fib Have Hidden Brain Damage

In a new study of patients with the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation (a-fib), 4 in 10 had previously undetected brain damage, though none had a history of stroke or mini-stroke.

Common Blood-Thinning Medication Questions People With AFib Ask
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Common Blood-Thinning Medication Questions People With AFib Ask

Here are some frequently asked questions that may help you better understand how blood-thinning medication works and some risks.

Even High-Fat Dairy Might Be Good for You
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Even High-Fat Dairy Might Be Good for You

Dairy foods might be your ticket to better heart health, even if you're drinking whole milk and eating rich cheeses.

Take a Vacation, Your Heart Will Thank You
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Take a Vacation, Your Heart Will Thank You

u've been enjoying a lot of time off this summer, a new analysis has good news: All that vacationing might lengthen your life.

High Blood Pressure Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
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High Blood Pressure Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

High blood pressure rarely shows major symptoms, yet it can lead to serious or fatal outcomes like stroke or heart attack. Don't ignore these symptoms.

When A Reversal Agent May Be Needed For Your Blood-Thinning Medication
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When A Reversal Agent May Be Needed For Your Blood-Thinning Medication

There are some instances when a reversal treatment may be needed to reverse the effect of a blood-thinning medication.

AFib and Blood Thinner Reversal Treatments: What You Need to Know
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AFib and Blood Thinner Reversal Treatments: What You Need to Know

Did you know there are reversal treatments for some blood thinners used to reduce the risk of stroke with AFib?

What Do You Know About Atrial Fibrillation, or AFib?
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What Do You Know About Atrial Fibrillation, or AFib?

If you or someone you know has AFib, please take this survey so we can better understand how you manage your stroke risk.

Common Blood-Thinning Medication Questions People With AFib Ask
heart health

Common Blood-Thinning Medication Questions People With AFib Ask

Here are some frequently asked questions that may help you better understand how blood-thinning medication works and some risks.

When A Reversal Agent May Be Needed For Your Blood-Thinning Medication
heart health

When A Reversal Agent May Be Needed For Your Blood-Thinning Medication

There are some instances when a reversal treatment may be needed to reverse the effect of a blood-thinning medication.