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AFib Social Media Graphic What is AFib
Download this graphic explaining atrial fibrillation, or AFib.
iPhone app may help detect irregular heart rhythm
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Treatment Options of Atrial Fibrillation (AFib or AF)
How is atrial fibrillation treated? The American Heart Association explains the treatment for afib, afib medications, afib surgical procedures and afib non-surgical procedures.
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.
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.
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.
High Blood Pressure, Afib and Your Risk of Stroke
The American Heart Association explains the connection between high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation and stroke.
Understanding Heart Valve Problems and Causes
Many heart valve problems can be identified by the presence of a murmur. This can indicate valve problems such as stenosis, regurgitation, prolapse and atresia.
ARAMIS: Addressing Real-world Anticoagulant Management Issues in Stroke
The Addressing Real-world Anticoagulant Management Issues in Stroke (ARAMIS) registry is designed to provide important and timely insight into the management of acute stroke patients who are on novel oral anticoagulants in community practice.
AFib Resources For Patients & Professionals
Find afib resources for patients and healthcare professionals, plus a list of FAQs about atrial fibrillation.