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I think my heartbeat might be irregular. How do I know if it is AFib?

I've been diagnosed with AFib. Now what?

 

I want to get off medication. Is that possible?

 

I have an appointment with my doctor. What should I bring?

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References

  1. CDC. Atrial Fibrillation Fact Sheet.  https://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/atrial_fibrillation.htm?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fdhdsp%2Fdata_statistics%2Ffact_sheets%2Ffs_atrial_fibrillation.htm, 8 Sept. 2020. Accessed 19 Sept. 2020.
  2. Morillo, C. A., Banerjee, A., Perel, P., Wood, D., & Jouven, X. (2017). Atrial fibrillation: the current epidemic. Journal of geriatric cardiology: JGC, 14(3), 195–203.  http://www.jgc301.com/en/article/doi/10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2017.03.011
  3. Go A, Hylek E, Phillips K, Chang Y, et al. Prevalence of Diagnosed Atrial Fibrillation in Adults: National implications for rhythm management and stroke prevention: the AnTicoagulation and Risk Factors In Atrial Fibrillation (ATRIA) Study. JAMA. 2001; 285(18): 2370-5.  http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/285/18/2370.abstract
  4. Chugh SS, Haymoeller R, NarayananK et al. Worldwide epidemiology of atrial fibrillation: a Global Burden of Disease 2010 study. Circ. 2014; 129:837-847.