A Guide to Atrial Fibrillation

Posted on Feb 21 2017 - 7:50am by new

Atrial fibrillation is a condition that disrupts your heartbeat.




What Is AFib?

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A glitch in the heart’s electrical system makes its upper chambers (the atria) beat so fast they quiver, or fibrillate. This causes the lower chambers (the ventricles) to beat out of sync.

AFib can be dangerous because it raises your risk of stroke and heart failure.