atrial-fibrillation

29 Things You Should Do for a Healthy Heart

the MWHC Blog Team February 17, 2016

You’re heard it many times before — follow a healthy lifestyle for a healthy heart. Sounds simple, right?  But it’s…

How the WATCHMAN™ Device Reduced Stroke Risk for A-fib Patient Connie Wiley

the MWHC Blog Team August 11, 2016

It’s been just over a year since the specialists at MedStar Washington Hospital Center implanted the WATCHMAN device in Connie…

New Device Reduces Stroke Risk for Certain A-Fib Patients

Manish Shah, MD, Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Training Program March 14, 2017

Tune in to the full podcast about the WATCHMAN device with Dr. Manish Shah. Atrial Fibrillation Facts Atrial fibrillation (A-fib)…

When to go to the emergency department for heart palpitations

Jeffrey Dubin, MD, Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine May 29, 2017

Most people barely notice their hearts beating. And that’s natural. But any noticeable change in the heartbeat should be concerning….