Good News for Coffee Lovers With Atrial Fib?

Good News for Coffee Lovers With Atrial Fib?

By Nicholas Tullo, MD Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common heart rhythm disturbance that affects millions of Americans. It is characterized by an irregular heartbeat that often causes rapid palpitations.  A cup of coffee contains nearly 90-100 mg of caffeine, which...
If You Have POTS, Try Avoiding Gluten

If You Have POTS, Try Avoiding Gluten

By Nicholas Tullo, MD The Postural Tachycardia Syndrome, or “POTS,” is a complex constellation of symptoms that primarily affects young women. There are many different varieties of this syndrome, but patients suffer from “postural intolerance,” meaning they have...
A Better Kind of Pacemaker?

A Better Kind of Pacemaker?

By Nicholas Tullo, MD Cardiac pacemakers are electronic devices used in patients who have an excessively slow heartbeat. A recent study shows that a new technology known as His Bundle Pacing may prove to be better in some patients than the standard pacemaker that...

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