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Global AF Aware Week: Lifestyle Changes to Live Better with AFib

If you were recently diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AFib) you’re probably wondering what lifestyle changes you will need to make. Living with AFib can be difficult, but it’s really a matter of making a few adjustments to your lifestyle.

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Global AF Aware Week: How to Correct AFib

Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is the most common heart rhythm disturbance encountered by doctors. It can affect up to10% of the population although many people do not show any symptoms and therefore are totally unaware, they have a potentially fatal heart rhythm condition. You can get AFib at any age, but it is more common in people over 65.

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Global AF Aware Week: How to Detect Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) is the most common form of arrhythmia (heart rhythm disorder), affecting four out of every 100 people over the age of 65.

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Global AF Aware Week: How to Protect Yourself Against an AFIB-Related Stroke

Every 15 seconds someone suffers an AFib-related stroke. AFib can be the most common risk factor for suffering a life-threatening or debilitating stroke.

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What is the Link Between Atrial Fibrillation and Having a Stroke?

Strokes caused by complications from AFib tend to be more severe than strokes with other underlying causes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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