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"This book is incredibly complete and easy-to-understand for anybody. I certainly recommend it for patients who want to know more about atrial fibrillation than what they will learn from doctors...."

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"Within the pages of Beat Your A-Fib, Dr. Steve Ryan, PhD, provides a comprehensive guide for persons seeking to find a cure for their Atrial Fibrillation."

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Steve offers these shopping guides to help you sort through the enormous array of products of interest to A-Fib patients and their families. While the following brands and products are available from, they are also available from and other retailers. Prices will vary.

A-Fib Survival Kit for the Newly Diagnosed

Our list: Your first experiences with Atrial Fibrillation have changed your life in a number of ways. This ‘Survival Kit’ helps get you started when first diagnosed. As a former A-Fib patient (cured since 1998) Steve highly recommends these five items plus a bonus (our favorite medical dictionary).

Go to My ‘A-Fib Survival Kit for the Newly Diagnosed>

A-Fib Reference Books and Guides

Our list: For patients and their families, these are our recommended A-Fib reference books as well as books on patient empowerment, unmasking health statistics, magnesium, and other minerals and supplements, marketing schemes of the pharmaceutical industry and a medical dictionary. See also, our infographicMy Best A-Fib Reference Books for Patients and Their Families.

Go to My ‘A-Fib Reference Books and Guides’ Shopping Guide>

Magnesium & Potassium Supplements for A-Fib Patients

Magnesiu Elements SymbolOur list: Most A-Fib and A-Flutter patients are deficient in Magnesium (Mg) and Potassium (K) which can force the heart into fatal arrhythmias. To learn more, see our page on Mineral Deficiencies.

When choosing to supplement your intake of magnesium and potassium, the plethora of products and brands can be overwhelming. These are the products and brands Steve uses and recommends (plus a great book).

Go to My ‘Magnesium & Potassium Supplements’ Shopping Guide>

Seven ‘Natural’ Supplements for a Healthy Heart

Our list: Steve recommends seven mineral supplements to promote and maintain a healthy heart. (See our article, ‘Natural’ Supplements for a Healthy Heart.)  When shopping for these supplements, wading through the sea of products and brands can be a daunting task.

To get you started Steve has listed a couple choices for each of the following: BCAA+G, Taurine, Unbiquinol CoQH, GPLC, Omega-3 Fish Oils, Ribose and Hawthorne Berry.

Go to My ‘7 Supplements for a Healthy Heart’ Shopping Guide>

DIY Heart Rate Monitors (HRMs)

My list: Do you want to monitor your heart rate when exercising or when performing physically demanding activities (i.e. mowing the lawn, loading equipment, etc.). Consider a consumer ‘DIY” monitor. To learn more see my article: Guide to DIY Heart Rate Monitors (HRMs) & Handheld ECG Monitors.

Steve has sorted through the plethora of products and brands of DIY heart rate monitors and recommends several in a range of prices and features.

Go to: My ‘DIY Heart Rate Monitors’ Shopping Guide>

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Beat Your A-Fib: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Cure by Steve S. Ryan, PhD

I Beat My A-Fib. So Can You!

After publishing for over a decade, I distilled all I’d learned to the essentials and presented it in an easy-to-read format. 

Beat Your A‑Fib: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Cure, by Steve S. Ryan, PhD, is written for the newly diagnosed A-Fib patient, and every A-Fib patient who wants to understand their illness but doesn’t want to wade through medical books and research journals.

A Practical Guide Written for Patients and Their Families


Beat Your A‑Fib: The Essential Guide To Finding Your Cure

Is written from a patient’s point-of-view
♥ Translates medical terms and concepts into everyday language
 Is easy-to-read, in conversational language
 Offers an unbiased source of up-to-date information and best practices
 Is well-researched with bibliography of over 150 medical references
 252 pages and over 91,000 words
 Empowers patients to seek their own best treatment options
 Encourages you to become your own healthcare advocate.

Beat Your A‑Fib is written for everyone coping with this disease including family, friends and colleagues of someone dealing with this life altering disease. Beat Your A‑Fib is offered in both digital and print formats. You can be reading the digital (eBook) TODAY!

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For immediate download, choose the digital version for just $24.95 Or, order the 6” x 9” softcover book for just $32.95.

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