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Author: Breanna Bishop

Date: September 29th, 2017

September is almost over, which means National Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Awareness Month is nearing its end. However, the need to raise awareness about atrial fibrillation never ends! For our Health Resource of the Week, we’re sharing a short “pocket film” that highlights the risk factors, symptoms and treatments options for AFib.

AFib is the most common type of arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeat. It is estimated that five million Americans are currently living with the disease and the risk of AFib increases with age. The disease increases a person’s stroke risk, which means it’s important to recognize the signs and symptoms and to seek treatment options to reduce the risk.

Check out our resource page on atrial fibrillation to learn more. You can also learn more about stroke prevention through our Year Without a Stroke website.

Watch the video below:

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