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Leslie Lafayette

Leslie Lafayette, Health Guide

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California writer, educator, survivor of open heart valve surgery

More Straight Answers About Atrial Fibrillation

We've been going back to the basics about atrial fibrillation because so many patients, family and friends have questions. Let's look at some more questions and answers about this most common of heart arrhythmias. We thank the American Heart Association, the Cleveland Clinic, and the American College of Cardiology for their helpful informational... Read moreChevron
posted 04/02/2014, comments (0)|
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

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Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

Busting the most common fish oil myths

Did you have a chance to review dietitian Ashley Koff’s answers to questions on omega 3 & omega 6? If not, you may do so at the link below.   Omega-3 + Omega-6: Are you in balance?   Now, let’s get a another point of view from Dr. Fred Sancillio.   Dr. Sancilio is a development scientist. He has published over... Read moreChevron
posted 03/26/2014, comments (0)|
Leslie Lafayette

Leslie Lafayette, Health Guide

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California writer, educator, survivor of open heart valve surgery

Straight Answers about Atrial Fibrillation

Do you know what atrial fibrillation is? Do you have questions about it? Sometimes, in the midst of all of our updates, treatments, medications, surgeries and discussions for and about this most common heart arrhythmia, we forget that more of us are being diagnosed with atrial fibrillation every day, and new people to the condition may have... Read moreChevron
posted 03/14/2014, comments (0)|
Leslie Lafayette

Leslie Lafayette, Health Guide

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California writer, educator, survivor of open heart valve surgery

Post Cardioversion and Back in Atrial Fibrillation: Next Steps

I've been sharing in real time what's been happening since late January, when I woke up one morning after 9 years in normal sinus rhythm and noticed that my chest and possibly heartbeat felt a little strange. I attributed it to indigestion, figuring if I just got up and started moving around that I would feel better, but I didn't. ... Read moreChevron
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

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Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

5 Key Steps for Heart Health

First, you need to maintain a healthy weight. Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight promotes overall health and prevents many diseases, including heart disease. Living with extra weight, puts an increased burden on your heart. Being overweight or obese puts you at increased risk for high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, certain cancers, and... Read moreChevron
posted 02/27/2014, comments (0)|

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