Atrial Fibrillation and You
Atrial fibrillation (sometimes called "afib") is an abnormal heart rhythm originated in the top two chambers, or atria, of the heart. Though not in itself life-threatening, atrial fibrillation can cause clots that lead to stroke. There are a number of effective treatments. More than 2.2 million Americans have atrial fibrillation - up to 5 percent of people over age 65. Learn more about the
signs and symptoms,
physician and services for
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