Recent studies show that aspirin does not decrease the risk of stroke in atrial fibrillation patients and may increase the risk of bleeding, explains Everyday Health. This new data replaces old studies suggesting that as... More »

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Treatments for atrial fibrillation include medication, surgical procedures, use of devices and even lifestyle changes, as stated by Mayo Clinic. Treatment for atrial fibrillation strives for several end goals, including ... More »

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Treatments for atrial fibrillation include heart rhythm and rate control medications, anticoagulants and lifestyle changes to improve heart health. When medications don't work, or the patient cannot tolerate the medicati... More »

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Although some patients with atrial fibrillation may not have any apparent symptoms, others can experience arrhythmia and rapid heartbeat, feeling faint or dizzy, overall physical weakness, pressure or pain in the chest a... More »

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After treatment of Afib, or atrial fibrillation, it is recommended that patients address underlying causes and reduce risk factors, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Medications and lifestyle ch... More »

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According to WebMD, atrial fibrillation, also known as AFib, may put patients at risk of heart failure and stroke. Atrial fibrillation is a medical condition in which the heartbeat rhythm is abnormal. It causes an elevat... More »

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To stop atrial fibrillation, a doctor may need to reset the heart's rhythm back to normal through a process known as cardioversion, and certain surgical procedures may be recommended in some cases, according to Mayo Clin... More »

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