A-Fib.com Publisher, Steve S. Ryan, Wins Gold in Reader's Favorite Book Awards for 'Beat Your A-Fib'

The Readers' Favorite 2014 International Book Awards has recognized the patient guidebook, 'Beat Your A-Fib: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Cure' by Steve S. Ryan, PhD, with Gold in the Health-Medical category.
By: A-Fib, Inc.
MALIBU, Calif. - Sept. 4, 2014 - PRLog -- The Readers' Favorite Gold Award in Health - Medical is the seventh award in 2014 for the patient guidebook, Beat Your A-Fib: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Cure. The author, Steve S. Ryan, PhD, is publisher of the non-profit patient education website, Atrial Fibrillation: Resources for Patients, A-Fib.com, named by Healthline.com as one of the Best Atrial Fibrillation Blogs of 2014.

Beat Your A-Fib: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Cure is written for patients with Atrial Fibrillation (A-Fib), the most common cardiac arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm) seen by physicians. Intended for patients who want to understand their illness but don’t want to wade through medical books and research journals, Beat Your A-Fib helps patients research their best treatment options, steps through how to find the right doctor for their type of A-Fib and treatment goals, gives patients hope and empowers them to develop a plan for finding their A-Fib cure or best outcome.

Well Received by Patients and Doctors Alike
Beat Your A-Fib has a wide base of support. Since its debut in 2012, Beat Your A-Fib has been continually on Amazon's 'Top 100 Best Sellers' lists in two categories: Disorders & Diseases Reference, and Heart Disease, and has earned over fifty 5-star customer reviews.

For endorsements from cardiologists and book industry reviews, visit the author's book site, www.BeatYourA-Fib.com.

From Dr. Wilber Su of the Cavanaugh Heart Center in Phoenix, AZ: "Dear Steve, I saw a patient this morning with your book [in hand] and highlights throughout. She loves it and finds it very useful to help her in dealing with atrial fibrillation."

From Roy Salmon from Adelaide, Australia, now A-Fib Free, writing about Beat Your A-Fib: ”If I had it 10 years ago, it would have saved me 8 years of hell.”

Reflecting on the award, Dr. Ryan said, "While the praise and recognition is flattering, it's more satisfying when the acclaim helps us with our ultimate mission—to get the message out to A-Fib patients that they don't have to live a life on meds. That A-Fib can be Cured! As I say in the book, I found my cure. You can too!"

Additional Awards
Steve S. Ryan is also winner of the 2014 New Horizon Award for debut authors. Beat Your A-Fib has also received awards in 2014 from the NABE Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards, International Book Awards, National Indie Excellence Book Awards, Eric Hoffer Book Awards, the eLit Awards, and a 2013 Irwin Award from the Book Publicists of Southern California.

About The Readers' Favorite 2014 International Book Awards
Readers' Favorite is the fastest growing book review and award contest site on the Internet. The annual international award contest receives thousands of entries from all over the world. Submissions come from independent authors, small publishers, and publishing giants like Random House, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster. Contestants range from the first-time, self-published author to New York Times bestsellers like J.A. Jance, James Rollins, and #1 best-selling author Daniel Silva, as well as celebrity authors like Jim Carrey (Bruce Almighty), Henry Winkler (Happy Days), and Eriq La Salle (E.R., Coming to America).

About the Author
Steve S. Ryan, PhD, is a former A-Fib patient, a noted healthcare educator and advocate for patients suffering from the heart condition Atrial Fibrillation. In 2002, Dr. Ryan started Atrial Fibrillation: Resources for Patients (www.A-Fib.com), a source of unbiased and independent, well-researched information on current and emerging treatments, resources and medical research, written in plain language for patients and their families. In addition, he's known as The A Fib Coach (www.A-FibCoach.com) for his personal counseling of A Fib patients seeking relief from the burden of Atrial Fibrillation.

Steve S. Ryan also publishes the website, The A-Fib Facts (www.A-FibFacts.info), a resource of up-to-date A-Fib facts, statistics and reference citations for journalists, bloggers, and show producers.

Dr. Ryan earned his PhD in Educational Communications from The Ohio State University and for many years taught film and television courses at the college level. He and his wife, Patti, live in Malibu, California. For a more detailed background, see Steve S. Ryan on LinkedIn, https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevesryan

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9780984951406
Publisher: A-Fib, Inc.
Publication date: 3/25/2012
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.5 inches

Beat Your A-Fib is available from Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, other booksellers and also from the author's book site, www.BeatYourA-Fib.com.

Online Media Kit at http://beatyoura-fib.com/Press.html

•  The A-Fib Facts: http://www.A-FibFacts.info
•  Readers' Favorite 2014  International Book Awards: https://readersfavorite.com/2014-award-contest-winners.htm
•  Beat Your A-Fib book site: http://www.BeatYourA-Fib.com
•  Steve S. Ryan on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevesryan

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