Atrial Fibrillation


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.

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