atrial fibrilation

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    Aspirin/salt For Treating A Broken Heart, And What REALLY Causes Afib

    At a first glance the study below seems rather mundane but a careful read provides some very interesting insights. The syndrome of "broken heart" is a real physiological condition that medicine has tried to deny for decades despite even assigning it its own official medical name - Takotsubo...
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    Another "obesity Paradox" - It Lowers Mortality In Patients With Atrial Fibrillation

    I hope this is not taken as a call to get obese. I am posting it simply as an example that obesity may be a protective mechanism once a disease is already established. As such, it should not be viewed always in a negative light but as a possible result of an endocrine disorder, which likely...
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    Red Light Can Treat Deadly Heart Arrhythmia

    The study used both blue and red light but the blue light was used on mice and the red light on a human model. While the direct application of a light beam to the heart is not quite feasible currently, I don't see a reason why sustained application of red light for longer time periods over the...
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