Excerpt From My Book: The Importance of Relaxation with Atrial Fibrillation

While I recommend stress relief to many of my clients, the ones that are living with atrial fibrillation can derive a great benefit from keeping yourself happy and relaxed. When we get stressed, our blood pressure raises, our muscles tend to tense up, and our heart rate can increase.

Excerpt from my Book: Biofeedback for Heart Health

If you’ve never heard of it, biofeedback is a type of therapy where the individual focuses becoming self aware of  physiological functions and reactions with the goal of being able to control certain bodily functions.

Excerpt From My Book: Videogames for Heart Health?

In today’s tech savvy world the power of technology can’t be underrated. While I’m not aware of any videogame devices that can eliminate the need for a monthly gym membership, your Wii or X-Box can be a great way to slowly introduce your body to some light cardio.

Excerpt From My Book: Hit The Mats- Control Your Atrial Fibrillation with Yoga!

Yoga is wonderful. It can help reduce anxiety, improve balance and increase flexibility in people who engage in yoga regularly. However, not all yoga methods are appropriate for those of us suffering from Atrial Fibrillation.

Excerpt from My Book: Exercise Bikes- Ride Your Way to a Better Heart!

Stationary bikes are a great way for people with health problems to ease into an aerobic fitness routine. Whether it be a bad back or a heart condition, people with limited capacities for strenuous physical exertion can benefit from this form of cardio workout.

Excerpt From My Book: Get Off That Couch!

Most Americans spend a lot of time siting. We sit at work, in the car commuting, and again once we get home. While it may feel good in the moment, all that sitting around actually poses a high risk to both your heart and your body.

Excerpt from my book: Will Herbal Remedies Help?

The answer to this is yes, and no. Everyone’s body reacts differently to herbs, and the quality of herbs that you are buying also plays a role in how well your body is able to absorb these nutrients, so you may have to do some trial and error to see what works best for you.

Excerpt from my book: What is Atrial Fibrillation?

Hello everyone and welcome to a post from my new series about the book I am writing! This excerpt is from the section I’m currently working on about describing what Atrial Fibrillation is in terms of a medical condition. To learn more, read on.