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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