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10 Questions to ask your AFIB doctor, and a few he can ask you!

What are the questions you should ask your AFIB doctor?

It is important to ask the right questions when you have those few moments with your AFIB doctor.

My problem was that I forgot the questions!

Sometimes I did make a list on a small piece of paper and fired away with all my questions. It helped me tremendously.

But that’s not all! The doctor asked me some questions that I was not sure off. Like what does my family heart history look like?

The questions on my “AFIB appointment” form are not the only questions you can ask or be asked, but it is a very good start. It will make you think. Then jot down how and why your AFIB starts (if there is any apparent reason or none).

It will help with your own “assessment” and with getting the most out of your doctor’s appointment. Continue reading 10 Questions to ask your AFIB doctor, and a few he can ask you!

10 Ectopic Heartbeat Vagus Nerve Palpitations tips for you

10 Ectopic Heartbeat Vagus Nerve Palpitations tips
10 Ectopic Heartbeat Vagus Nerve Palpitations tips

The ectopic heartbeat vagus nerve connection.

Yes! there is an ectopic heartbeat vagus nerve palpitations connection and there may be relief for you and me. With so many issues the most important thing is to get MORE INFO! Continue reading 10 Ectopic Heartbeat Vagus Nerve Palpitations tips for you

Happy to be in Sinus rhythm, Hallo from Bloemfontein

Wonderful to be in sinus rhythm! Woohoo!

I have not been so active on my blog because we moved to a small holding (something like a very small farm)outside Bloemfontein. Busy with planting stuff, it was a nursery loooong ago and making the house and “plot” liveable.

 

Nursery at new home in Bloemfontein
Nursery at new home in Bloemfontein

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Thoughtarrest technique for Panic Attack

THOUGHTARREST…. WHAT?

Thoughtarrest is my way of examining and evaluating my thoughts. It is not something that I came up with but thoughtarrest is my term for it. You will agree with me that panic attacks, Generalised Anxiety Disorder(GAD) or plain anxiety can paralyze you.

THOUGHTARREST
THOUGHTARREST

This thoughtarrerst has not only helped me with my panic attacks but it’s use and understanding has had a big impact in my life. Continue reading Thoughtarrest technique for Panic Attack

20 BEST DIET TIPS TO PREVENT AFIB, TODAY!

You will agree with me that because atrial fibrillation is so big shock, you will do anything to try and prevent it. Diet tips to prevent afib may only be one of the guns you use to shoot down the AFIB monster, but it is a BIG gun! Here’s the deal.

The best chance you have to beat the afib dragon is……

Know as much as you can about it and then act on it.
www.myafibheart.com-DIET TIPS TO PREVENT AFIB, TODAY!
DIET TIPS TO PREVENT AFIB

We understand that our body is a system and everything is connected, maybe more than we think, THEREFORE!
Can you afford to ignore diet tips to prevent afib?
This post will concentrate on diet tips to prevent afib, with the understanding that your doctor, cardiologist,healthcare worker and healthy lifestyle must always be the center of your management of atrial fibrillation, and most of all.
Diet tips to prevent afib must always be seen as part of an overall healthy lifestyle. Continue reading 20 BEST DIET TIPS TO PREVENT AFIB, TODAY!

CAN A JOURNAL HELP YOUR HEART ARRHYTHMIA MANAGEMENT?

HEART ARRHYTHMIA MANAGEMENT
HEART ARRHYTHMIA MANAGEMENT

HEART ARRHYTHMIA MANAGEMENT THROUGH JOURNALING?

I think you’ll agree with me when I say that dealing with AFIB or any palpitations is actually a type of heart arrhythmia management. People that have had some experience with AFIB know that the end of it is not always the end of it. The promise of a cardio version or even an ablation may not be the final word on your arrhythmia.

HEART ARRHYTHMIA MANAGEMENT
HEART ARRHYTHMIA MANAGEMENT

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QUICK MORNING ROUTINE

MY QUICK MORNING ROUTINE

A QUICK MORNING ROUTINE CAN HELP YOU!

Do we really understand how important our mornings are? Do we know that it sets us up for the whole day? This can be a good or bad setup. You do not have to be a victim of your mornings, take charge! A quick morning routine can and will make a huge difference in your day and life. The tone that YOU! set first thing in the morning will be with you most of the day. So it does not have to be a long thing, and you can make your own groove.

Here’s the deal, this infographic shows my quick morning routine.

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