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How Does Atrial Fibrillation Increase My Stroke Risk?

How Does Atrial Fibrillation Increase My Stroke Risk?

Left untreated, atrial fibrillation increases the likelihood that you'll suffer a stroke. Many people are aware of some of the major stroke risks including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, diabetes and smoking. But did you know that atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common type …

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What Is Atrial Fibrillation?

What Is Atrial Fibrillation?

Atrial fibrillation is the most common form of arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeat. By definition, atrial fibrillation involves a problematic heart rate or rhythm. September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, and a good time to learn about this, the most common …

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