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An arrhythmia is a problem with the speed or rhythm of the heartbeat. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common type of arrhythmia. The cause is a disorder in the heart's electrical system.

Often, people who have AF may not even feel symptoms. But you may feel

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  1. Atrial Fibrillation (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... with the speed or rhythm of the heartbeat. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common type of arrhythmia. ...
  2. ... Recent literature OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > Familial atrial fibrillation On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis ...
  3. A Patient’s Guide to Living With Atrial Fibrillation Julie B. Shea , MS, RNCS ; Samuel F. Sears , PhD From the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Mass (J.B.S.) and East Carolina ...
  4. ... of this page please turn JavaScript on. Feature: Atrial Fibrillation Atrial Fibrillation: When the heart is not in rhythm Past ... show, Deal With It . Photo: TBS/Deal Understanding Atrial Fibrillation Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is the most common type ...
  5. Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation (American Heart Association)  
    ... Sign In Cardiology Patient Page Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation Christian T. Ruff , MD, MPH From the TIMI ... fast heartbeat. Previous Section Next Section What Causes Atrial Fibrillation? Several factors and medical conditions make it more ...
  6. What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Atrial Fibrillation? From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... Twitter. What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Atrial Fibrillation? Atrial fibrillation (AF) usually causes the heart's lower ... Chest pain Dizziness or fainting Fatigue (tiredness) Confusion Atrial Fibrillation Complications AF has two major complications— stroke and ...
  7. Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    NINDS Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Information Page Table of Contents (click to jump to sections) What is Atrial Fibrillation and ... research is being done? Clinical Trials What is Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke? Atrial fibrillation (AF) describes the rapid, ...
  8. Atrial Fibrillation From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... page from the NHLBI on Twitter. What Is Atrial Fibrillation? Atrial fibrillation (A-tre-al fi-bri-LA- ... Heart Works article. Understanding the Electrical Problem in Atrial Fibrillation In AF, the heart's electrical signals don't ...
  9. ... of this page please turn JavaScript on. Feature: Atrial Fibrillation Atrial Fibrillation: Complications Past Issues / Winter 2015 Table of Contents ... has two major complications—stroke and heart failure. Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Click to enlarge image This illustration ...
  10. ... of this page please turn JavaScript on. Feature: Atrial Fibrillation Who Is at Risk for Atrial Fibrillation? Past Issues / Winter 2015 Table of Contents Atrial ...
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