Learn more about AFib and the Coronavirus by downloading this fact sheet.
 
 

AFib symptoms can severely impact quality of life.1

AFib can cause a wide variety of symptoms in most patients. However, 15-30% of patients don’t feel any symptoms at all.2

It’s important to seek treatment as soon as possible to prevent the progression of AFib.

Symptoms of AFib include:1,3
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If experiencing any of these symptoms, make an appointment with a heart arrhythmia specialist, known as an Electrophysiologist (EP).

As with any medical treatment, individual results may vary. Only a cardiologist or electrophysiologist can determine whether ablation is an appropriate course of treatment. There are potential risks including bleeding, swelling or bruising at the catheter insertion site, and infection. More serious complications are rare, which can include damage to the heart or blood vessels; blood clots (which may lead to stroke); heart attack, or death. These risks need to be discussed with your doctor and recovery takes time. The success of this procedure depends on many factors, including your physical condition and your body's ability to tolerate the procedure. Use care in the selection of your doctors and hospital, based on their skill and experience.

 
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