Atrial Fibrillation

About- Atrial fibrillation is an irregular and often rapid heart rate that can increase the risk of stroke, heart failure, and other heart-related complications.
 
Symptoms-

 Heart Palpitations
 Weakness
 Fatigue
 Lightheadedness
 Dizziness
 Confusion
 Shortness of breath
 Chest pain
 Fainting 

Causes-
A hyperthyroidism 
 Asthma
 Carbon monoxide poisoning
 Cardiomyopathy 
 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
 Congenital Heart defects
 Coronary artery disease
 Diabetes
 Effects of medications, caffeine, smoking or alcoholism
 Heart attacks
 Heart valve disease
 High blood pressure
 Lung cancer or other lung diseases
 Pericarditis
 Pneumonia
 Previous heart surgery
 Pulmonary embolism 
 Sick sinus syndrome
 Obstructive Sleep apnea
 Stress
 Viral infections 

Specialist to Visit
 Cardiologist

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.webmd.com
http://www.heart.org
https://www.nhs.uk

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