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Manage Irregular Heart Rate to Help Avoid a Stroke

May 1, 2011

Atrial fibrillation, an irregular and rapid heart rate in the upper chambers of the heart, is the most common arrhythmia diagnosed in the United States. If left untreated, it can cause life-threatening strokes in some people. However, there are several treatment options that can dramatically reduce the risk of suffering a stroke.

Learn more in this article, featured in the May-August 2011 issue of Health Focus.