Tag: fibrillation

Andrew Neil health: Journalist's 'wake-up call' heart condition – atrial fibrillation

Andrew Neil health: Journalist's 'wake-up call' heart condition – atrial fibrillation

The first, AF, is the most common and occurs when the heart beats irregularly and faster than normal. A normal heart rate should stand between 60 t [...]
‘Significant interaction’: Omega-3 pills linked to 50% higher risk of atrial fibrillation

‘Significant interaction’: Omega-3 pills linked to 50% higher risk of atrial fibrillation

Omega-3 supplements are widely touted for their blood-thinning effects, making them useful to ward off cardiac events. But research is conflicting, [...]
Atrial fibrillation cases on 'staggering rise' putting millions at risk of having a stroke

Atrial fibrillation cases on 'staggering rise' putting millions at risk of having a stroke

A "STAGGERING" rise in the prevalence of atrial fibrillation over the past two decades has fanned concerns over the welfare of hundreds of thousand [...]
Dementia: Atrial fibrillation could be linked to greater risk of brain decline, says study

Dementia: Atrial fibrillation could be linked to greater risk of brain decline, says study

Alarming figures revealed last year that dementia was killing 125 women every day, causing more female deaths than COVID-19. But no drugs are avail [...]
Statins: ‘Severe’ side effect of simvastatin may include atrial fibrillation – signs

Statins: ‘Severe’ side effect of simvastatin may include atrial fibrillation – signs

Since their invention, statins have garnered a lot of attention among medical circles for their ability to stave off complications of the heart. St [...]
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