AFib and Stroke Risk: New Drug Options

Patients with atrial fibrillation who are candidates for anticoagulants and don’t use them take the risk of having a stroke. Here’s what to consider.
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The Most Serious Arrhythmias

Irregular heartbeats can cause disruptive and frightening symptoms. In the worst-case scenario, they can trigger a potentially fatal cardiac arrest.
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How to Tame an Abnormal Heartbeat

If you’re one of the roughly 2.7 million Americans who has atrial fibrillation, the most common form of abnormal heart rhythm, you could benefit from new, game-changing drugs and strategies.
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AFib and Stroke Risk: What to Know

The stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation is up to seven times that of the general public. Find out if you need to follow a stroke prevention plan.
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What Is Atrial Fibrillation?

For the 2.6 million Americans who suffer from atrial fibrillation (AF or AFib), the sensation of a fast, irregular, and chaotic heartbeat all too often becomes a way of life—and may put their health at risk.
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What May Help AFib Patients

Getting sleep apnea under control can help prevent recurrent episodes of atrial fibrillation, a research review suggests
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