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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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See the News and Events page for other news, events, and video interviews with top afib doctors.

September Is Afib Awareness Month, And It Is More Important Than Ever

National Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Awareness Month is a time to raise awareness of afib and the risk of stroke. ... more

National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month Webinars, Featuring Dr. Ilana Kutinsky and Dr. Aseem Desai

GET YOUR LIFE BACK. SOONER. Webinars Hosted by Medtronic. ... more

ACTION REQUESTED: Ask Medicare to Preserve Your Ability to Get a Catheter Ablation

With Medicare’s Proposed Reimbursement Cuts for Electrophysiologists, Catheter Ablations Could Become Harder for Patients to Get ... more

Take a Survey to Help Researchers Develop a Study for “As Needed” Blood Thinners Using a Smart Watch

Researchers need your help to find new ways to prevent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation ... more

Global Virtual Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, August 6–8, 2021

Anyone anywhere in the world can spend three days hearing about a variety of afib topics directly from the foremost experts ... more

2021 Virtual Atrial Patient Conference Opening Keynote

Dr. Eric Prystowsky, ally and advocate. ... more

How Afib Patients Get Care Using Digital Devices and Telehealth

Featuring cardiac electrophysiologist Khaldoun Tarakji, MD, MPH, FHRS ... more

What to Know About Digital Tools for Afib Patients

Can consumer digital devices help you better manage your afib? ... more

Managing Afib During a Pandemic: Answering Your Vaccine Questions

Do you have questions? How to protect yourself. ... more

Our Gift to You: Watch the 2020 Patient Conference Opening Session

Answers to the Most Common Afib Patient Questions: Our Gift To You ... more

Complimentary: Get Back to Care Webinar Series

To give you vital information to avoid missing out on the care you need during the pandemic ... more

The Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference Goes Virtual Oct. 30–Nov. 1

Anyone anywhere in the world can hear directly from the foremost experts in afib ... more

Afib News from the European Society of Cardiology 2020 Congress

New Atrial Fibrillation Science Presented at the ESC Congress 2020: The Digital Experience ... more

Webinar Replay is Now Available: How to Know When It’s Safe to Have an Afib Catheter Ablation

Dr. Suneet Mittal shares how to know if it’s safe to have an atrial fibrillation procedure during and after the COVID-19 pandemic ... more

The Heartline Study is a virtual heart health wellness study for people 65+

Can this study reduce the risk of strokes from atrial fibrillation? ... more

Introducing The Library Collection of No-Cost Videos for Atrial Fibrillation Patients

Access Invaluable Patient Conference, Webinar, and Master Class Videos ... more

Coronavirus Resources for Those with Afib

Credible information on the coronavirus (COVID-19) ... more

Raising Awareness About Atrial Fibrillation on National TV

Watch the afib awareness segment on the Dr. Phil Show on April 10, 2019 ... more

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