Latest Posts from Michele Straube

Medicare Plans: What to Look For as an AFib Patient

Medicare Plans: What to Look For as an AFib Patient

My husband is retiring at the end of this month, which means we lose our excellent insurance coverage through his employer. Medicare will be ...

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Your First AFib Episode Could Well Also Be Your Last

Your First AFib Episode Could Well Also Be Your Last

I was more than a week into a 2-week camping trip recently, feeling so happy that I was healthy and able to enjoy every minute of it. Unlike the previous ...

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Enforced Relaxation: How I’ve Learned to Live with AFib

Enforced Relaxation: How I’ve Learned to Live with AFib

Some might say I’m a Type A personality. Must always be doing something. Must be productive. Always one more task to complete before I can stop ...

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Traveling While Under the Influence (of AFIb)

Traveling While Under the Influence (of AFIb)

Remember travel? That really fun adventure we did pre-Covid? You go to new-to-you places, meet new people, see new things, eat new foods ...

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AFib Procedures: So Many Options, How Do I Choose?

AFib Procedures: So Many Options, How Do I Choose?

Standing (barely) at a high mountain pass in Peru in 2009, dizzy and breathless, I knew this was my last hiking trip ever if I couldn’t get my 24/7 AFib under ...

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Sleep Apnea Can Trigger AFib, So Don’t Ignore It

Sleep Apnea Can Trigger AFib, So Don’t Ignore It

Do you ever get jolted awake in the middle of the night and your heart’s racing (and it wasn’t from a dream)? Does your sleep partner or housemate ...

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