What You Don’t Know About Atrial Fibrillation Could Hurt You
Many women have never heard of this common arrhythmia or know how dangerous it can be.
Atrial fibrillation (afib) is the most common arrhythmia in the world, yet many women know nothing about it. Afib is a disturbance in the heartís electrical system that causes the heart to beat irregularly. Although both men and women can be affected, women with afib tend to have worse symptoms, worse quality of life and a higher risk of stroke and death than men.