Latest atrial fibrillation updates

Several authors regularly write for the AFIP Foundation. You will find articles by medical experts, patients and researchers.

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Interview with Dr. Kavousi: Gender Differences in Afib

Interview with Dr. Kavousi: Gender Differences in Afib
Written by: Ronja Laurila , , ,
What differences exist in symptom manifestation, prognosis, and the effect of lifestyle factors between men and women when it comes to atrial fibrillation (afib)? The AFIP foundation sat down with

Experience of Maxine: “My Mind Isn’t Sick, My Heart Is.”

Experience of Maxine: “My Mind Isn’t Sick, My Heart Is.”
Written by: Ronja Laurila , , ,
Interview with Maxine Bosman about experiencing misdiagnosis  and learning to thrive through hardships The AFIP Foundation sat down with the inspiring Maxine Bosman, founder of Hart in Shape, to discuss

How Do You Manage Your Afib Symptoms?

How Do You Manage Your Afib Symptoms?
Written by: Ronja Laurila ,
In a recent call with 25 women, we asked every participant how they experience atrial fibrillation (Afib) as well as how they manage their symptoms and what tips and tricks

Experience of Luke (54): “AFib has forced me to live more consciously”

Experience of Luke (54): “AFib has forced me to live more consciously”
Written by: Myrthe ,
This article covers an experience from Luke (fictitious name). Would you like to share an experience story too? Email us at info@afiponline.org. Atrial fibrillation (AFib) - a term I first

Trial: Using Vitamin B3 To Treat Atrial Fibrillation in Heart Failure Patients

Trial: Using Vitamin B3 To Treat Atrial Fibrillation in Heart Failure Patients
Written by: Prof. Dr. Bianca Brundel , , ,
The prevalence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with heart failure (HF) is associated with an extra increase in risk for stroke development, number of hospitalisations and mortality. Given the

The Role of Desmin Variants In Familial Atrial Fibrillation

The Role of Desmin Variants In Familial Atrial Fibrillation
Written by: Wei Su , , , ,
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia in the Western world. AF is closely correlated with traditional risk factors. Traditional risk factors include lifestyle related hypertension, diabetes