Recent Examples of fibrillation from the Web
Martinez was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation during Saturday night’s game against the Chicago White Sox – for the second time this season – and stayed overnight in the hospital undergoing testing.
Exactly how and when Fitbit's atrial fibrillation research will appear in the company's products is undecided.
Researchers followed over 85,000 working men and women who had no recorded atrial fibrillation.
The investigators found that people who worked 55 or more hours a week were about 40 percent more likely to develop atrial fibrillation over 10 years than those who worked between 35 to 40 hours per week.
None of the participants had atrial fibrillation (also known as AFib) at the study’s start, but 1,061 people developed it over the next 10 years.
Frank was quickly taken to the hospital, where doctors diagnosed him with atrial fibrillation or a-fib, a common heart rhythm problem that occurs when the top half of the heart quivers in a very fast and uncoordinated way.
Those who ate two to six servings per week had a 20% lower chance of the irregular heartbeats, or atrial fibrillation, one of the major contributors to clots, stroke, and heart failure.
For patients living with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AFib), life can be uncertain, stressful, and confusing.
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