Atrial Fibrillation

What is Atrial Fibrillation?

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

Atrial Fibrillation Topics

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Afib Treatment Can Prevent Thousands of Strokes Each Year

In the UK, as many as 7,000 strokes per year are now prevented because more patients with atrial fibrillation are being identified and treated.

By Diane Domina

No 'Fibs': Current Evidence About Atrial Fibrillation

Learn about atrial fibrillation risk factors and causes. Find out what research shows about the connection between depression and afib.

By Stephanie Stephens

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