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If you or someone close to you has recently been diagnosed with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib), you probably have a lot of questions or concerns. You might also be feeling so overwhelmed by the diagnosis that you aren’t sure what kinds of questions to ask. You’ve taken the first step toward learning more, and we’re here to help.

Taking a proactive approach to learn more about AFib is the next step. Becoming an informed advocate for yourself or a loved one is the best approach for managing AFib. This community is an educational resource, as well as a place to connect with other people who are managing their AFib or for those helping a loved one who is living with AFib -- JOIN NOW!

What is Atrial Fibrillation?

AFib is a quivering or irregular heartbeat that can lead to stroke and other heart-related complications.
 


Why AFib Matters

Usually, the most serious risk from AFib is that it can lead to other medical problems.
 


Understand Your Risk

Age, health factors and certain other health conditions can put you at risk.
 


Symptoms of AFib

Sometimes people with AFib have no symptoms; others may experience one or more of the following symptoms.
 


Treatment and Prevention

Know your treatment goals, options and how to reduce your risk.
 


Resources and FAQ

Patients and professionals – find printable sheets, FAQs, treatment guidelines and much more.

 

Newly Diagnosed Conversations

  • 11 Replies
    Hello Dan and others newly diagnosed, 
    i was diagnosed 10 yrs. Ago, never heard of afib, was preceded by mitral valve prolapse & not told of possible progressing to afib. I ignored 1st 2 episodes, thought they were anxiety based. Saw card...
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    I guess it matters where you live I put in 180 tablets 50mg and got a price of  $53.33 with goodrx.com
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    I also take Flecanaide. Started about four months ago. Actually, it is the generic. I don't have prescription insurance but I went to the GoodRx.com site and I printed the coupon and took it to the pharmacy and only paid about $36.00 thou...