Atrial Fibrillation Diagnosis and Treatment

Diagnosis and Treatment There are several tests and procedures your doctor may use in conjunction with a medical history and physical exam if atrial fibrillation is suspected. The diagnostic process is designed to evaluate your blood chemistry, how well your heart is functioning, and where the dysregulation of impulses is originating. Atrial fibrillation can be…

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What is Atrial Fibrillation?

 Atrial Fibrillation Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is the most common type of heart arrhythmia, affecting millions of people worldwide.  Unlike a healthy heart, in AFib the Sinoatrial node (SA) is unable to control the electrical impulses that regulate the rhythm and synchronicity of the heart. Rather, these impulses are chaotic – often firing from more than…

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