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Atrial Fibrillation (cont.)

Atrial Fibrillation (A Fib) Self-Care at Home

There is no effective home treatment for atrial fibrillation while it is occurring. However, if the doctor recommends lifestyle changes or prescribes medicine, follow his or her recommendations exactly. Lifestyle changes may prevent A fib associated with holiday heart. In addition, careful adherence to medication at home may also prevent many episodes of A fib. This is the only way to see whether the medical treatment works or needs adjustment.

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Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a supraventricular tachyarrhythmia characterized by disorganized atrial electrical activity and progressive deterioration of atrial electromechanical function.

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