Health Tip: Risk Factors For AFib
The Association reports at least 2.7 million Americans are living with AFib. A normally-functioning heart contracts and relaxes to a regular beat. But if a person has atrial fibrillation, the upper chambers of the heart beat irregularly.
The AHA mentions these risk factors for AFib:
- Advanced age.
- High blood pressure.
- Heart disease.
- Drinking alcohol.
- Family history.
- Sleep apnea.
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Posted: December 2018
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