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Most Triggers for Irregular Heartbeat Can Be Easily Modified

Alcohol, Caffeine, Exercise, Lack of Sleep Are Most Common, UCSF Study Finds A personal survey of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), one of the most important causes of irregular heartbeats, has found that the majority of triggers for the condition are easily modifiable lifestyle choices, including alcohol, caffeine, exercise and lack of sleep. The findings,… Read More »

Are Most Patients with Fibromyalgia Misdiagnosed?

Recent studies have suggested that most people who have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia by physicians may not actually have the condition. A new Arthritis Care & Research study found that overall agreement between clinicians’ diagnosis of fibromyalgia and diagnosis by published criteria is only fair. For the study, 497 patients visiting a rheumatology clinic completed a health… Read More »