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  Title Resolution of atrial fibrillation & hypertension in a patient undergoing upper-cervical chiropractic care [case report]
URL http://uppercervicalsubluxation.sharepoint.com/Pages/2012_1194_atriafib.aspx
Journal J Upper Cervical Chiropr Res. 2012 Winter;2012(1):9-15
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Publication Type Case Report
Abstract/Notes

Objective: To describe the correction of an upper cervical subluxation in a patient with atrial fibrillation and hypertension.

Clinical Features: A 68-year-old female presented with fatigue, weakness, dyspnea, tachycardia and hypertension. Her cardiologist previously diagnosed her with atrial fibrillation.

Intervention & Outcomes: High velocity, low amplitude adjustments were delivered in the knee-chest position to the atlanto-occipital area on 4 separate visits. Upon receiving a second adjustment, the patient’s heart rate variability readings showed signs of improvement suggesting autonomic balance. Her blood pressure returned to normal and was able to discontinue her medication.

Conclusion: This case reviews the use of upper cervical in the resolution of signs and symptoms in a patient with atrial fibrillation.

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