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.
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.
Each day we take for granted that our hearts will continue efficiently beating oxygen-rich blood to our organs. But a slow or rapid heartbeat—called bradycardia and tachycardia—can cause serious functional problems.
Blood pressure and heart rate go hand in hand (or arm in cuff) in most people’s minds. But what do these two distinct vital signs mean to your heart health?
When it comes to stroke, it’s important to understand your risk and to work closely with your doctor. It comes down to knowing your risk factors, experts say. Here are four things you need to know about stroke.
Losing weight can be the best medicine for your heart, says a new study that found that weight loss helps lessen symptoms of atrial fibrillation, such as a racing, erratic heartbeat. Get more details.
Don't lose hope if you have recurrent atrial fibrillation, weeks, months, or even years after you have had a pulmonary vein ablation. A repeat procedure can help you regain control over your heartbeat.
Jay Wiener completed two cross-country ski marathons within two months of a mitral valve repair at Cleveland Clinic. His inspirational story gives others confidence in a complete recovery.
As we age, problems with memory and thinking become common. But a new study shows that for those who have developed atrial fibrillation — a type of irregular heartbeat — these problems may come on more quickly.
Trans-septal punctures have been performed for more than 50 years without significant technological advances. In the wake of an unsuccessful procedure, Samir Kapadia, MD, sought a better solution.