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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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Announcing the Second Annual Judy Currier Scholarship to Attend the Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

If you want or need to attend the 2017 Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, but aren't sure you can swing it, financially, this is for you ... more

Submit Your Nominations for the Eric N. Prystowsky, MD Advocate for Patients Award

Award recipient will be announced at the 2017 Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference ... more

Have You Had an Adverse Event Caused by Non-Medical Switching?

Help us share your story with those who can do something about this ... more

Experts recommend screening for Atrial Fibrillation in older people to cut risk of stroke and death

New afib research from Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association ... more

Registration is now open for the Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

Be in Dallas with us August 4–6 to Get in Rhythm and Stay in RhythmTM ... more

Transcript of Afib Chat with Cleveland Clinic Atrial Fibrillation Experts on March 6, 2017

Answers to your atrial fibrillation questions from Cleveland Clinic afib experts Dr. David Van Wagoner, Dr. Oussama Wazni, and Dr. Walid Saliba ... more

The aMAZE Study Will Evaluate the Benefits of Using the LARIAT Procedure Before Catheter Ablation

aMAZE is for those with persistent or longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation ... more

Favorite Resources for Those Living with Atrial Fibrillation

For the Holidays, We Want to Share Some of Our Favorite Resources ... more Collaborates in Launch of Alliance for Aging Research Year Without a Stroke Campaign

Public service campaign features a stroke survivor and her husband, an AFib patient and advocate, and a leading cardiologist ... more

The Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, from the comfort of your home

Watch 16 hours of content from the world’s top afib experts live from the comfort of your home ... more

Afib Stroke Prevention Webinar: Hear from this Renowned Anticoagulant Expert

Complimentary presentation with Dr. Elaine Hylek about anticoagulants for preventing afib-related strokes ... 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

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Last Modified 04/11/2016
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