Category: Disease

AFIB Risk Factors
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AFIB Risk Factors

Atrial Fibrillation Risk Factors and Treatments Atrial fibrillation is a condition that affects the heartbeat’s rhythm and rate. When a person has AFIB, the heart beats abnormally. The two upper chambers squeeze too quickly, and the contractions are out of sync. The contractions make the walls fibrillate. Several factors can cause AFIB. The problem can...

Living with AFIB
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Living with AFIB

Living a Normal Life with AFIB AFIB, more formally known as atrial fibrillation, is a medical condition that causes your heart to beat irregularly and at an abnormally fast rate. It is a disease that can lead to heart failure, stroke or other heart complications. When you suffer from AFIB, the heart’s two upper chambers,...

AFIB and Stroke
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AFIB and Stroke

What is the Relationship Between AFIB and Stroke? Atrial fibrillation is a condition where the left atrium of the heart has an irregular beat. During atrial fibrillation, or AFB, the cardiac muscle actually quivers in an erratic way, which gives the condition its name. The complications of an untreated atrial fibrillation include pulmonary edema and...

October 26, 2016December 30, 2016by
What Causes AFIB?
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What Causes AFIB?

What Is Important To Know About Atrial fibrillation (Afib) A medical condition that can affect a person’s heart health is Atrial fibrillation (Afib). It is a common affliction that impact’s the rate of a heart’s beat or rhythm. Afib results from disorganized signals causing the upper two chambers of a person’ heart to squeeze very...

October 26, 2016December 30, 2016by
Atrial Fibrillation
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Atrial Fibrillation

What is Atrial Fibrillation? Arterial fibrillation is a risk a major factor of stroke. It arises as a result of irregular blood flow in the arterial of the heart which subsequently leads to blood clots and hence causing more irregularities in the body system. If not controlled, it may trigger stroke and other heart conditions....

October 26, 2016December 30, 2016by
Multiple Sclerosis Treatments
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Multiple Sclerosis Treatments

Treating Multiple Sclerosis: Combining Medication and Therapy Patients with Multiple Sclerosis are now able to fight the disease with treatment regimens that include a combination of therapy and medication. Due to the nature of MS, the symptoms, as well as the treatment, can vary significantly from patient to patient. Some patients experience such mild symptoms...

Multiple Sclerosis Prognosis
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Multiple Sclerosis Prognosis

The Truth About the Prognosis for Multiple Sclerosis Many people have an unfairly biased reaction to a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, or MS, but you should know right away that the disease is not fatal. Not only is the disease not fatal, but it doesn’t drastically diminish life expectancy either. In most cases, people with...

Multiple Sclerosis in Children
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Multiple Sclerosis in Children

Understanding How Multiple Sclerosis Is Handled In Children Multiple sclerosis, or MS, strikes between 8,000 and 10,000 children every year. Childhood MS is different from what adults with the disease would experience. Treating it can be a challenge. The disease is caused by the immune system attacking the nerves in the brain and spine. Here...

Multiple Sclerosis Risk Factors
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Multiple Sclerosis Risk Factors

Factors That Could Make You More Likely To Develop Multiple Sclerosis Exactly what causes multiple sclerosis is not fully known at this time although researchers have identified key risk factors. These factors are often present in people who have the disease and could indicate you are more vulnerable than others are. Here are some of...

Multiple Sclerosis
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Multiple Sclerosis

The Facts About Multiple Sclerosis Multiple sclerosis, often referred to simply as MS, is a disease of the nervous system in which the protective myelin coating that protects individual nerve cells breaks down. As a result, the nerves develop scar tissue that prevent them from functioning as they normally would. A wide spectrum of symptoms...