Atrial Fibrillation: A Patient’s Guide

Did you know that September is Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Awareness Month? 

For this edition of Patient Pulse, we’re pleased to welcome Dr. Elliott Antman, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, to present “A Patient’s Guide to Atrial Fibrillation.” In the webinar, Dr. Antman addresses everything you need to know to be Afib aware, including:

  • What Afib is 
  • Causes of Afib
  • Problems that Afib can cause for patients
  • Treatment options for Afib
  • The link between Afib and blood clots

Key takeaways:

  • Afib is increasingly common as the population ages
  • Afib is a risk factor for stroke
  • There are many treatment options available, including medications to prevent stroke
  • Knowing the facts and staying in touch with your medical team is essential if you have Afib

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