atrial fibrillation

Treat Atrial Fibrillation Naturally

Atrail fibrillation, or afib is a type of arrhythmia. Arrhythmias are conditions in which the heart beat is irregular, too fast, or too slow. In afib the arrhythmia is caused by disorganized and rapid signals to the heart make the two upper chambers fibrillate or contract too fast. In some cases the symptoms are not noticeable, but having atrial fibrillation, even if you do not notice the symptoms, can increase your chance of stroke because the blood is not begin pumped through the body effectively.

 

How do I know if I have Atrial Fibrillation?

  • Palpitations
  • Confusion
  • Fatigue
  • Fainting
  • Dizziness
  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty exercising
  • Weakness
  • Shortness of breath

 

How can I prevent Atrial Fibrillation?

While you cannot always prevent atrial fibrillation, almost half of cases can be prevented by:

  • Controlling your weight
  • Not smoking
  • Controlling and avoiding diabetes
  • Avoiding high blood pressure
  • Leading a healthy lifestyle
  • Exercising regularly
  • Avoiding stimulants like caffeine
  • Managing stress

 

How can I treat Atrial Fibrillation?

  • Eat foods high in alpha-linolenic acid such as walnuts, tofu, canola oil and flasxeed.
  • Have two tablespoons of honey and onion juice every morning for two weeks.
  • Eat two cloves of garlic every morning.
  • Enjoy a papaya when you get hungry.
  • Yoga helps to calm the heartbeat and can lower the number of episodes when done regularly.
  • Eat a whole-food organic diet whenever possible to help get proper nutrition and maintain a healthy weight.
  • Taurine, magnesium and potassium help to regulate the heart and prevent rhythm problems.
  • CoQ10 helps to prolong the action potential in the heart and helps maintain healthy sinus rhythms.
  • L-carnitine helps to provide the heart with fuel so it can keep functioning.
  • Hawthorn Berry helps to reduce tachycardia and palpitations.
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