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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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2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference Opening: 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 at: http://www.stopafib.org/newsitem.cfm/NEWSID/482/videos-atrial-fibrillati ... Read on »
2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference: Afib Medications & Stroke Prevention: Eric Prystowsky 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 at http://www.stopafib.org/newsitem.cfm/NEWSID/482 Here, Dr. Eric Prystowsky ... Read on »
Video of Dr. Eric Prystowsky’s Presentation on Atrial Fibrillation Medications and Avoiding... by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health At the Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, world-renowned electrophysiologist Eric N. Prystowsky talked about treatments for atrial fibrill ... Read on »
Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference Videos Now Available by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health For those who suffer from an irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation, getting in rhythm and staying in rhythm can be an elusive goal. Thus, StopAfib.org hosted the ... Read on »
Share Your Atrial Fibrillation Story for the “I Am CardioSmart” Contest by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health As part of the second annual “I Am CardioSmart” contest, the American College of Cardiology is encouraging patients who are living well with heart disease to share their sto ... Read on »
Atrial Fibrillation Experts from Cleveland Clinic Will Answer Your Afib Questions on December 17 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 »
For World Stroke Awareness Day, Sign the Global Atrial Fibrillation Patient Charter by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Today, for World Stroke Awareness Day, join the Sign Against Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation campaign to add your voice to this call for urgent action to avoid thousands of pr ... Read on »
Video Preview of Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference — Dr. Robert Kowal on Afib Catheter... by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Dr. Robert Kowal, Electrophysiologist (Baylor), will speak at our November 2, 2013, Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference.  He will talk about ... Read on »
Afib Catheter Ablation — Dr. Robert Kowal on Considering Atrial Fibrillation Catheter Ablation by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Dr. Robert Kowal, Electrophysiologist, HeartPlace and Baylor Heart and Vascular Services at Dallas, is a speaker at the Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Pat ... Read on »
You Can Help Put a Stop to Heart Disease, and Maybe Even Atrial Fibrillation by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is leading a new research study, the Health eHeart Study, focused on putting a stop to the #1 killer, heart disease. That i ... Read on »
Time is Running Out to Learn How to Get in Rhythm and Stay in Rhythm by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Do you want to attend the Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm AF Patient Conference, but just haven’t had time to register? It’s that time! With only a few more days before we hav ... Read on »
Free Online Anticoagulation Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation Seminar October 15 by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health ACT (Anti-Coagulation Therapy) Now, a free educational seminar, will be held on October 15, 2013. StopAfib.org founder, Mellanie True Hills, will be one of the panelists. Le ... Read on »
US Atrial Fibrillation Patients Get Free AliveCor iPhone ECG Heart Monitors — Limited... by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Do you ever wonder if you’re in afib? Now you can check anytime, anywhere, if you have an iPhone 4/4s or iPhone 5. AliveCor is providing Heart Monitors for free to the StopA ... Read on »
StopAfib.org Names Nine Atrial Fibrillation Experts to Global Medical Advisory Board by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health StopAfib.org has added nine new atrial fibrillation experts to its Global Medical Advisory Board, which is made up of some of the world’s foremost electrophysiologists, surg ... Read on »
Top Things You Need to Know When Taking an Anticoagulant – Video by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health StopAfib.org participated in a video series for those living with afib. The latest video, The Top Things You Need to Know When Taking an Anticoagulant, was released on Septe ... Read on »
It’s Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month — What Can You Do to Help? by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Learn all about what is happening during Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Awareness Month along with what you can do to help. In addition, did you know about the following patient a ... Read on »
Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm: Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Learn how to get in rhythm and stay in rhythm at the Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference that will be held in Dallas on November 2, 2013. The conference is for afib patie ... Read on »
Dr. James Cox and Mellanie True Hills Receive Physician & Patient Ambassador of the Year Awards by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health At World Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Day on September 14, 2013, Dr. James Cox received the Global Atrial Fibrillation Alliance Physician Ambassador of the Year Award and M ... Read on »
What Are the Hidden Risks of Atrial Fibrillation? by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health During Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, StopAfib.org highlights a new video that explains the hidden afib risks. Learn more at: New StopAfib.org Video Explains the Hidde ... Read on »
Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month 2013 by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health What you don’t know about atrial fibrillation could kill you, or a loved one! Atrial fibrillation (also called afib) is an irregular heartbeat (or heart rhythm), and is a ma ... Read on »