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What is Atrial Fibrillation?
According to new research Atrial fibrillation is a heart disease in which irregular and often rapid heart rate occurs due to two upper chambers of your heart and your heart experience chaotic electrical signals. As a result, a fast and irregular heart rhythm is created. Your heart rate will beat between 100-180 per minute.
Causes of Atrial Fibrillation
Mitral stenosis, coronary artery disease, WPW syndrome, hypertensive heart disease, thyrotoxicosis.
Clinical Features of Atrial Fibrillation
Palpitations, irregular rapid heart beats, chest pain, breathlessness, syncope.
Management of Atrial Fibrillation
Emergency medical treatment in a hospital.