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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.
A wearable cardioverter defibrillator vest can be a short-term solution to prevent sudden cardiac death. Find out if you might be a good candidate.
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.
Some researchers are questioning the idea of more aggressive ablation treatment for persistent atrial fibrillation.
This procedure combines two methods for restoring normal heart rhythm—but is it right for you?
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.
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.
Getting sleep apnea under control can help prevent recurrent episodes of atrial fibrillation, a research review suggests
Although some alcohol consumption may help protect against heart disease, heavy alcohol intake increases the risk of atrial fibrillation in men.