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AFib Resources For Patients & Professionals
Find afib resources for patients and healthcare professionals, plus a list of FAQs about atrial fibrillation.
More Cardiovascular Conditions
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Atrial Fibrillation (AF or AFib)
What is atrial fibrillation? Atrial fibrillation, also called afib or af, is a quivering heartbeat or irregular heartbeat that can lead to stroke and other heart-related complications. The American Heart Association explains your risk for atrial fibrillation or afib, the symptoms of atrial fibrillation or afib, diagnosis of atrial fibrillation or afib, treatment of atrial fibrillation or afib, and much more.
High Blood Pressure, Afib and Your Risk of Stroke
The American Heart Association explains the connection between high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation and stroke.
Living with Atrial Fibrillation Brochure (Spanish)
This brochure discusses atrial fibrillation as a major risk factor for stroke. It overviews the causes, symptoms and some of the most promising methods of treatment and prevention of stroke.
What is an arrhythmia? The American Heart Association explains that arrhythmia refers to any change from the normal sequence of electrical impulses, such as atrial fibrillation, bradycardia, tachycardia, conduction disorders, rhythm disorders, ventricular fibrillation, premature contractions and more.
Heart Valve Problems and Causes
If you?re seeking to better understand a heart valve problem, the American Heart Association can help. Learn about potential problems and causes of heart valve issues.
Why Atrial Fibrillation (AF or AFib) Matters
Why is Atrial Fibrillation Atrial Fibrillation (AF or AFib) a Problem? The American Heart Association explains the consequences of atrial fibrillation, the causes of afib, the risks of afib, how atrial fibrillation may cause a stroke, how afib may cause heart failure and how afib may cause additional heart rhythm problems.
Northeast Atrial Fibrillation Webinars
Join us for the new Get With The Guidelines - Atrial Fibrillation Webinar Series from the American Heart Association.
Non-surgical Procedures for Atrial Fibrillation (AFib or AF)
What are the non-surgical procedures for atrial fibrillation? The American Heart Association explains the procedures for afib that do not require surgery, such as Electrical cardioversion, Radiofrequency ablation or catheter ablation, Pulmonary vein isolation ablation (PVI ablation or PVA) and AV node ablation with pacemakers.