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!
AFib is a quivering or irregular heartbeat that can lead to stroke and other heart-related complications.
Usually, the most serious risk from AFib is that it can lead to other medical problems.
Age, health factors and certain other health conditions can put you at risk.
Sometimes people with AFib have no symptoms; others may experience one or more of the following symptoms.
Know your treatment goals, options and how to reduce your risk.
Patients and professionals – find printable sheets, FAQs, treatment guidelines and much more.
Newly Diagnosed Conversations
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...
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...