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Control Your Weight for a Healthy Heartbeat

Tags: afib, atrial fibrillation, heart and vascular institute, heart health, weight loss

Atrial fibrillation is alarming, and experts say it's more dangerous than previously thought, but you can help control afib by watching what you eat.

High-Tech Procedure Restores Normal Heart Rhythms

High-Tech Procedure Helps Restore Your Normal Heart Rhythms (Video)

Tags: ablation, afib, heart and vascular institute, heart rhythm, heart rhythm whiteboard, heart video, video, Walid Saliba MD, whiteboard sessions

A minimally invasive procedure called pulmonary vein ablation uses targeted energy to correct atrial fibrillation, which is a very fast, chaotic irregular heart rhythm. Here’s how the procedure works.

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Some Game Changers in New AFib Guidelines

Tags: afib, atrial fibrillation, heart and vascular institute, heart health, heart rhythm

There are some game changers in new guidelines for best treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common type of heart rhythm disorder. AF is a factor in thousands of deaths each year. See what's new.

Chat With a Doctor: Atrial Fibrillation

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Ask questions and get answers about atrial fibrillation from Cleveland Clinic physicians during a live webchat Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at 1 p.m. (ET).

Atrial Fibrillation After Heart Surgery

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Irregular heart rhythm following heart surgery is a common complication doctors can easily treat.