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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.
Many people at high risk of stroke because of atrial fibrillation either don’t get the right medication or they don’t take their drugs as prescribed.
Some people with atrial fibrillation who are at low risk of stroke can take a daily aspirin. But if you have moderate to high risk, consider an anticoagulant.
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.
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.
In many individuals, medication is helpful, although these drugs can have serious side effects. Here’s what your doctor may suggest.