Atrial Fibrillation

What is Atrial Fibrillation?

Learn more about the basics of atrial fibrillation and if you might be at risk.

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Your Stressful Job Raises Your A-fib Risk

A Swedish study reports that job strain is associated with an almost 50 percent increased risk of a-fib.

By Stephanie Stephens

Your Thyroid and the Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

If you have high-normal levels of thyroid hormone within the reference range, research now confirms that you face an increased risk of atrial fibrillation.

By Mary Shomon

Tests for Atrial Fibrillation

Learn about the different tests that can be used to identify atrial fibrillation.

By Gerald Couzens

The Connection Between Your Heart and Thyroid

Thyroid problems are a common cause of heart-related symptoms and conditions that increase your risk of heart attack, heart failure, and stroke.

By Mary Shomon

Adjusting to Life with an ICD

People with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators are at risk for depression and anxiety, which can affect their outcome and quality of life.

By HealthAfter50