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Taming Atrial Fibrillation

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8 Tips for Living Safely With Atrial Fibrillation

A major goal for anyone living with atrial fibrillation is reducing the risk of stroke. The good news is that lifestyle adjustments, such as dietary changes and avoiding certain medicines, can be helpful in managing stroke risk. Read up on how to live safely with afib and reduce your stroke risk ›

Treating Atrial Fibrillation

Most people who have repeated episodes of afib need treatment.  Generally, the goals of afib treatment include lowering stroke risk, establishing rate control and restoring normal rhythym.  Treatments include medications, lifestyle changes and surgery. Learn more about keeping afib under control

How Well Are You Managing Atrial Fibrillation?

Is your atrial fibrillation control good, fair or in need of improvement?

8 Things Caregivers Should Know About Afib

If your spouse or a parent has been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (afib), he or she may feel confused, frightened and overwhelmed. Fortunately, there's a lot that you can do as a caregiver to help your loved one better manage the condition. Get the facts on 8 things caregivers should know about afib

Getting Good Treatment

Patients are at risk for three major complications: heart failure, angina and stroke. Learn more about the dangers of uncontrolled afib ›

Living With Atrial Fibrillation

Misconceptions persist about the nature of atrial fibrillation and how to treat it. See these 8 common myths about afib ›

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Atrial fibrillation makes a person 5 times more likely to have a stroke.