Restart Your Heart: The Playbook for Thriving with Afib (Hardcover)
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Amazon Best Seller in Heart DiseaseCompelling, expert advice on how to live fearlessly with atrial fibrillation AFib patients, their family, friends, and caregivers are often misinformed about the latest research, advancements, and treatments. In this life-changing book, renowned cardiac electrophysiologist Dr. Aseem Desai diminishes the worry and confusion that come with an AFib diagnosis by presenting you with the latest medical information in a concise and positive way. Dr. Desai has made it his mission to significantly improve the lives of those diagnosed with AFib and to offer hope and encouragement to patients and their loved ones. Filled with innovative knowledge and vivid illustrations, Restart Your Heart will empower and inspire you by providing straightforward answers and options to deal with this complex disease. In this comprehensive guide to living your best life with AFib, you will: - Be Informed about what AFib is, why it happens, and simple steps to take after being diagnosed.
- Be Prepared to deal with the diagnosis and condition on mental and emotional levels, and create a toolbox for resilience in challenging times.
- Be in Control by gaining crucial knowledge about trigger and risk factor modifications, the latest treatment options, and how to monitor the disease for progression or recurrence. Restart Your Heart delivers cutting-edge information, options, and solutions that will afford you a newfound sense of comfort, confidence, and control.
About the Author
Dr. Aseem Desai is a cardiac electrophysiologist (EP), a physician specializing in heart rhythm disorders. He has been caring for people with atrial fibrillation (AFib) for over seventeen years and currently practices in Orange County, California. Dr. Desai graduated from Northwestern University Medical School as part of the Honors Program in Medical Education (HPME). He did his internship, residency, chief residency, cardiology fellowship, and electrophysiology fellowship at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Desai served as Assistant Professor of Medicine and Director of Implantable Device Therapy at the University of Chicago Hospital. As an author of several scientific manuscripts, he has published in peer-reviewed journals such as HeartRhythmJournal, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, American Journal of Medicine, and Annals of Internal Medicine. Dr. Desai's passion for connecting with people has allowed him to increase AFib awareness through speaking engagements, writing for the general public on blogs such as The Doctor Weighs In, and on his YouTube channel, which features educational and human-interest stories. He provides personalized care based on the statement: "Doctor, if I were a family member of yours, what would you recommend?" When he's not helping patients, he enjoys spending time with his family, singing, playing guitar, reading, and practicing yoga.