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While risk of stroke or heart failure rises with atrial fibrillation (abnormal heartbeat), people with the condition may not show any symptoms. A simple monitor, however, may diagnose this common irregular heartbeat.
Atrial fibrillation (A-fib) is one of the most common heart rhythm disorders. Doctors are always looking for better ways to treat this common affliction, and edoxaban may be a promising alternative.
High blood pressure can harm the vessels supplying blood to the retina. Small vessel changes in the eye — as well as the kidneys — may also signal increased likelihood of abnormal heart rhythm.
The hearts of people with atrial fibrillation beat too fast, which can cause serious and sometimes life-threatening problems. Weight loss might help some patients correct that heartbeat.
Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is an irregular heart rhythm. While heart attack increases the risk of AFib, AFib may also raise heart attack risk, especially in women and African Americans.