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Did you know that your environment plays a key role in how well you manage your condition?  Of course, a person who stocks his refrigerator with healthy options rather than junk food has a much greater likelihood of eating healthier. He’s created an environment where the healthier choice is the easier choice.

In the same way, there are many opportunities where you can structure your home environment to be a place that supports your healthy living choices and helps you manage your AFib for the best possible outcome.

  • Your bedroom can improve your ability to have a restful sleep.
  • You can build in opportunities to reduce your stress.  
  • You can make it as easy as possible to take and monitor any medications that may be prescribed for you.

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>> AFib and Heart-Healthy Sleep Habits

>> AFib, Stress and Emotional Wellness

>> Monitoring Anticoagulation at Home

Learn more about how you can make your healthier choices easier and more likely to happen, and discuss what you’re learning or how you’re experimenting, in our online forum


Recent Discussions

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    Serenityali and Ned, I am not sure about the issue of saunas and sweat lodges, but I wonder if it relates to whether or not you have a pacemaker.  I will no longer get into a hot tub because it doesn't "feel right," and I think it's because it ta...
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    Thanks all. I see my doctor on Friday, so I'll see what he says.
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    I have pretty constant AFib, however I don't know without checking my pulse or seeing other side effects like shortness of breath when exercising. I live in Finland and sauna about once a week. It doesn't really affect me. When you sauna...
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