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Video: Important Facts About Afib Medications

Learn about the benefits and risks of different medications - from blood thinners to cold medicine.

Video: Atrial Fibrillation Risks and Warning Signs of Stroke

Learn about the warning signs of an Afib attack or stroke from cardiologist Dr. Tom Alloggiamento.

Video: How Related Conditions and Lifestyle Affect Afib

Cardiologist Dr. Tom Alloggiamento explains how high blood pressure, diabetes, alcohol, and caffeine may be related to atrial fibrillation.

More About AFib and Stroke

Living with Atrial Fibrillation

Although it may require you to make some lifestyle changes, AFib is a condition you can live with.

AFib Categories: Understanding Your Diagnosis

The symptoms and severity of AFib vary from person to person. Learn the AFib classification system.

A Complete List of Atrial Fibrillation Medications

If you have atrial fibrillation, your treatment may involve drugs to control heart rhythm and rate, and prevent blood clots.

AFib Drugs: Prescriptions and Guidelines

Read about Afib, medications, treatment guidelines, and side effects.

Blood Monitoring Requirements for AFib Medications

Blood-thinning medications can reduce your risk for stroke, but you must remain vigilant while taking them.

Atrial Fibrillation: New Treatment Options

Learn about advances in treatment, including new medications and procedures,

A Guide to Common Atrial Fibrillation Medications

If you have atrial fibrillation (AFib), you may need medications to regulate your heart beat and prevent blood clots.

Foods to Avoid with Atrial Fibrillation

Some foods and drinks are obvious bad choices for AFib, such as excess alcohol and foods high in sodium. However, others—like spinach—may surprise you.

Stroke Risk Factors You Can Control

You can reduce your risk of stroke by making key lifestyle changes and managing related conditions such as high blood pressure.

What Is Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation?

Paroxysmal AFib is an episode of uncoordinated movement of the atria that occurs occasionally and then stops.

Afib with RVR: What You Need to Know

One potential side effect of AFib is rapid ventricular response (RVR). Find out what this might mean for you.

What Are the Stroke Risks for Women with AFib?

Although the exact reason is still unknown, women with AFib are more likely to have a stroke than men.

What Are the Triggers for Atrial Fibrillation?

Many people who have AFib suffer from episodes brought on by a specific trigger. Recognizing and avoiding triggers can help you manage atrial fibrillation.

Lifestyle Changes to Help Manage AFib

Diet, exercise, and stress reduction are all key to living with AFib. Reduce your risk of complications and get discussion topics to bring up with your doctor.

How Can I Manage My AFib Symptoms?

Learn different ways to manage symptoms of atrial fibrillation.

Diet Changes to Minimize Your Stroke Risk with AFib

Stroke is a serious potential complication of atrial fibrillation. Learn about foods and supplements that can help reduce your stroke risk with AFib.

The Dangers of Alcohol and Caffeine for AFib

Alcohol, caffeine, or any stimulant can have profound consequences for people living with AFib.

Supporting a Loved One with AFib

There are several things you can do to provide support to someone cope with atrial fibrillation.