Atrial Fibrillation (AF or AFib)

Updated:Feb 10,2016
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Man With Hands On Chest ThumbnailWhat is Atrial Fibrillation?
AFib is a quivering or irregular heartbeat that can lead to stroke and other heart-related complications.
 Nurse Giving Man EKG ThumbnailSymptoms of AFib
Sometimes people with AFib have no symptoms; others may experience one or more of the following symptoms.
Mature Couple Talking to Doctor ThumbnailWhy AFib Matters
Usually, the most serious risk from AFib is that it can lead to other medical problems.
 Mature Woman And Pool ThumbnailTreatment and Prevention
Know your treatment goals, options and how to reduce your risk.
Senior Couple Sitting Outdoors ThumbnailUnderstand Your Risk
Age, health factors and certain other health conditions can put you at risk.
 3 Generations of Females Bike Riding ThumbnailResources and FAQ
Patients and professionals – find printable sheets, FAQs, treatment guidelines and much more.

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This content was last reviewed on 04/16/14.

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Atrial Fibrillation

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