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Mellanie H. Patient Expert

Decatur, Texas
Mellanie True Hills is CEO of StopAfib.org (http://www.StopAfib.org). As an atrial fibrillation patient, she lived in fear and knows what it’s like to suffer with afib. You can read her story at http://www.StopAfib.org/mellanie.cfm. Following her atrial fibrillation surgery... Full Bio
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Is Vigorous Long Term Endurance Sports a Risk Factor for Developing Atrial Fibrillation? by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health The Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine (IEEM), in conjunction with UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, is seeking healthy individuals to participate i ... Read on »
Are you an atrial fibrillation patient in New Jersey or Eastern Pennsylvania? Can you help with... by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health An agency is seeking help with a project. Here is their request: “Hi everyone – for those who live in the New Jersey / Eastern PA area, a pair of healthcare consultancies ar ... Read on »
Atrial Fibrillation Experts from Cleveland Clinic Will Answer Your Afib Questions on May 16 by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Atrial fibrillation is the most common irregular heart rhythm that starts in the atria. While it is often a mere annoyance, it can also be responsible for life-threatening m ... Read on »
Dr. Hugh Calkins Discusses New AHA/ACC/HRS Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines — Video by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health The new 2014 AHA/ACC/HRS Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines were just released at the American College of Cardiology annual conference. In this video interview, Dr. Hugh Calkins ... Read on »
2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference: Surgery & Left Atrial Appendage: William T. Brinkman, MD by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference See all conference videos, and download the slides, at: http://www.stopafib.org/newsitem.cfm/NEWSID/482 ... Read on »
2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference: Cryoballoon Ablation: Jay O. Franklin, MD by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference See all conference videos, and download the slides, at: http://www.stopafib.org/newsitem.cfm/NEWSID/482 ... Read on »
2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference: Living with Afib: Mellanie True Hills, StopAfib.org by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference See all conference videos, and download the slides, at: http://www.stopafib.org/newsitem.cfm/NEWSID/482 ... Read on »
2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference: Get the Most From Doctors: Robert Kowal, MD by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference See all conference videos, and download the slides, at: http://www.stopafib.org/newsitem.cfm/NEWSID/482 ... Read on »
2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference: Innovative Catheter Ablation Procedures: Rob Kowal MD by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference See all conference videos, and download the slides, at: http://www.stopafib.org/newsitem.cfm/NEWSID/482 ... Read on »
2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference: Panel Q&A by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference See all conference videos, and download the slides, at: http://www.stopafib.org/newsitem.cfm/NEWSID/482 ... Read on »
2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference: Radiofrequency Ablation: Kamran Rizvi, MD by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference See all conference videos, and download the slides, at: http://www.stopafib.org/newsitem.cfm/NEWSID/482 ... Read on »
2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference Wrap Up: Mellanie True Hills by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference See all conference videos, and download the slides, at: http://www.stopafib.org/newsitem.cfm/NEWSID/482 ... Read on »
2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference: What is Afib: Adam Shapira, MD by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Get Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference See all conference videos, and download the slides, at: http://www.stopafib.org/newsitem.cfm/NEWSID/482 Her ... Read on »
Duke Atrial Fibrillation Symptom Study Needs You If You Are Having Your First Afib Catheter Ablation by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health The Duke University School of Nursing is conducting a study about afib symptoms after catheter ablation and we are helping spread the word. You can participate if you will b ... Read on »
Internationally recognized heart disease survivor, author, and founder of StopAfib.org to keynote... by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Mellanie True Hills, founder of StopAfib.org, and electrophysiologist Dr. Hetal Bhakta will keynote Desert Regional Medical Center’s free seminar and health fair on February ... Read on »
Dr. Lakkireddy Discusses Yoga for Atrial Fibrillation and Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion —... by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health At the recent Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 2014, we did a two-part video interview with Dr. Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy. In part one, he discusses left atrial appendage occlusion ... Read on »