Atrial fibrillation (also known as AF or AFib) is the most common type of arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat or heart rhythm). If not properly managed or treated, atrial fibrillation can have serious complications.
Atrial fibrillation increases your risk for stroke, heart failure, and being hospitalized. Learn more about these complications here.
If you have been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, use our Atrial Fibrillation: Stroke Risk Assessment tool to find out your risk of stroke.
The good news is that majority of people with AF live active, healthy lives with treatment and healthy lifestyle choices.
Here's what you can do to prevent atrial fibrillation complications:
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