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Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm. Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference. Sept 15-17, 2016, in Dallas, TX
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Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm. Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference. Sept 15-17, 2016, in Dallas, TX
Never miss a heart beat. Restore your life and freedom. Stop Afib.

Atrial Fibrillation: For Patients By Patients

Atrial fibrillation (AF or afib) is the most common irregular heartbeat and is characterized by heart palpitations, dizziness, and shortness of breath. This progressive and debilitating disease can lead to stroke, heart failure, and Alzheimer's disease, and can double your risk of death. Afib takes a physical toll, an emotional toll, and a financial toll on those who are living with it—not just the patient, but the family, too.

If you wonder whether you are at risk for atrial fibrillation, or whether you might have it already, or if you want to know how to manage afib now that you have been diagnosed, then you have come to the right place. is here to help increase your knowledge about afib, to help improve your quality of life if you are living with it, and to help you avoid an afib-related stroke.

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See the News and Events page for other news, events, and video interviews with top afib doctors. Participated in AHA Conference to Make Cryptogenic Strokes a National Health Priority

Introducing the Patient Guide to Understanding Strokes of Unknown Cause and the Cryptogenic Stroke Public Health Conference Report ... more

DEEP Study to Evaluate Safety and Effectiveness of Minimally-Invasive Atrial Fibrillation Treatment

You may qualify for this minimally-invasive afib treatment study ... more

Registration is now open for the Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

Be in Dallas with us September 16–18 to Get in Rhythm and Stay in Rhythm ... more

Save the Date for the Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

Join us September 16-18 to Get in Rhythm and Stay in Rhythm ... more

Help Dr. Patrick Ellinor at Harvard Medical School with Genetic Research into Atrial Fibrillation

Are There Enough Non-Caucasians With Afib To Help With This Research? ... more

Information from the 2016 Atrial Fibrillation Symposium about Afib Stroke Risk and Blood Thinners

New information about prevention of afib-related strokes and use of the new oral anticoagulants (NOACs) ... more

Sign Against Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation Task Force Launches Global Patient Engagement Materials

Advocacy Group Initiative Empowers Patients, Caregivers, and Healthcare Professionals to Take Action to Treat Afib and Prevent Stroke ... more

Watch the Videos of the 2015 National Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

Afib Patients and Family Members Learn How to Get in Rhythm and Stay in Rhythm ... more

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Last Modified 04/11/2016
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