Newsmax: Common triggers for heart conditions that leads to stroke

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

Many older Americans are diagnosed with the irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation, or “a-fib.” Now, research suggests that everyday foods, drinks or activities might trigger episodes of the stroke-linked condition. The bad news: Triggers include coffee, alcohol and sleepless nights. The good news: These factors can all be avoided or reduced, according to researchers at the University of California, San Francisco. (February 15, 2019)

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