Atrial Fibrillation 101

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Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a heart condition that can cause blood clots, stroke, and other heart-related problems. If you have AF, it’s important to understand the risks and symptoms and to work with your doctor to develop a treatment plan that’s right for you. In this article, we’ll discuss AF in more detail, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.What …

Types of Arrhythmias

What Are the Different Types of Arrhythmias?

cardiogram Arrhythmia, Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Health, Supraventricular Tachycardia

A cardiac arrhythmia affects the heart’s physiological rhythm. This is basically a disease that alters the electricity of your heart.  As a result, your heart can beat too fast, too slow, or too early. In some cases, it contracts erratically, which is referred to as fibrillation. According to research, up to 5% of the population may have some type of …

Atrial Fibrillation (AFib): An Overview

Frances Gatta Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Health

Arrhythmia is an abnormal or irregular heart rhythm. So, having an arrhythmia could mean several things; your heartbeat might be too fast, slow, or irregular. And of all arrhythmia types, atrial fibrillation (also called afib) is the most common. It occurs in about one percent of the population worldwide and in at least 3 to 6 million US adults.  This …