7 Common Atrial Fibrillation Dangers You Should Avoid

Atrial fibrillation a.k.a. afib is a heart condition that affects more than 2.7 million people in the United States. It is the most common type of irregular heartbeat and its symptoms can include:

  • A rapid pulse and heartbeat
  • Palpitations
  • Shortness of breath
  • Dizziness
  • Feeling very tired

Also, it’s possible to have this condition and not recognize any symptoms. “For every episode of atrial fibrillation that is recognized, there is probably one episode that is not recognized,” explains David Wilber, MD, professor and director of the division of cardiology at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois.

“Atrial fibrillation symptoms, like fatigue or feeling lightheaded, can be subtle. People who have had intermittent episodes of atrial fibrillation for a while may not be aware that they’re having an episode.” So, you need to know what a danger to your health could be. Here’s a list of atrial fibrillation dangers to avoid.

1 234 ... 8NEXT
Facebook
Twitter
WhatsApp
Pinterest
Reddit
Delicious
LinkedIn
Facebook
Twitter
WhatsApp

2 thoughts on “7 Common Atrial Fibrillation Dangers You Should Avoid”

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

READ NEXT

13 Tips for Cutting Back on Sugar

Added sugars are empty calories. Your body doesn’t need them, and they can pack on the pounds pretty quickly. The average American eats about 22 teaspoons a day. That’s more

10 Vaccine Myths You Should Completely Ignore

Unfortunately, even when a large number of studies have found no evidence to support the argument that vaccines can cause autism and other chronic illnesses, many parents are simply refusing

10 Things Doctors Do to Avoid Cancer

These experts definitely practice what they preach. Here’s how you can make these simple changes to prevent cancer too. “I make sure treats are really treats and not everyday occurrences.”

Alarming Signs You Don’t Get Enough Protein

Cravings Cookbook author Terry Hope Romero told Reader’s Digest that she knew she needed to incorporate more protein into her diet when she noticed that she never quite felt satisfied

6 Vitamins You Really Need As You Age

Vitamins allow your body to grow and develop. They also play important roles in bodily functions such as metabolism, immunity and digestion. There are 13 essential vitamins, including vitamins A,

5 Unexpected Benefits of Drinking Hot Water

Recent research revealed that drinking hot water on an empty stomach provides numerous health benefits. Lemon-infused water, for example, reduces free radicals and helps different organs function properly. Studies say

6 Effective Home Remedies for Heartburn

You can do a lot when it comes to heartburn at home. This annoying burning sensation affects more than 60 million Americans at least once a month. Home remedies are

Scroll to Top