Heart disease is a serious condition that requires lots of care. Especially if the disease manifests itself in a related condition like a stroke, other people may have to step in to take care of the individual. Parental caregiving can go two ways – either the parent takes care of their child, or the child must take care of the parent. Both of these are common scenarios, especially for serious conditions like heart disease.
“You want to do what?” she asked. “Because you have Atrial Fibrillation, I’d like to schedule you for an electrical cardioversion,” I said. A middle-aged woman with Atrial Fibrillation was in my office. She was suffering with symptoms of fatigue and breathlessness. Her heart was racing at…