Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) is where the upper chambers of heart beat irregularly. Hence it allows the blood to slow down and pool which in turn increases the risk of stroke. Having said this.
These are earned to identify the signs of strokes :
- Dizziness, loss of balance
- severe headache
- Sudden visual impairment in one or both eyes
Trouble in speaking and understanding. There are things you can do to avoid strokes
(1) Go for regular checkups
(2) follow the treatment plan prescribed by your doctor if you are at risk.
Did you know that 15-20% of all strokes can be credited to AFib. And when asked what AFib patients think about strokes, 50% said they are at risk. And their greatest concern is Heart attack which 42% said.
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