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5 Key Facts About Atrial Fibrillation

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A-fib is common


An A-fib episode can last for minutes, hours, or weeks


A-fib is not usually life-threatening


Stroke risk in patients with A-fib is 7 times higher than that of the general public


A-fib is treatable


Allison Bush

Allison Bush

Allison Bush is a former HealthCentral editor who covered a wide range of health topics.