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Brushing your teeth twice a day—and flossing!—may do more for your body than just brighten your smile.
New guidelines for reducing stroke risk in people with atrial fibrillation include the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants over traditional blood thinners.
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.
Research suggests people with depression have an increased risk for atrial fibrillation or a-fib, a heart rhythm disorder puts you at higher risk for stroke.
Thyroid problems are a common cause of heart-related symptoms and conditions that increase your risk of heart attack, heart failure, and stroke.
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.
As many as 8 of 10 patients with a stroke brought on by atrial fibrillation die or are disabled. That’s why recognizing afib early is so important.
Multiple factors can contribute to the development of the abnormal functioning of the heart’s chambers.
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.
Not everyone who develops atrial fibrillation will experience symptoms, but for those who do, they can range from mild to severe.