What Are the Treatments for Heart Afib?

Q:
What are the treatments for heart AFib?

A:
AFib refers to atrial fibrillation, and it means an irregular heartbeat. People with atrial fibrillation are more likely to have heart failure, stroke and other heart diseases.

Treatments include:

  • Medications
    Certain drugs can help slow your pulse and prevent blood clots.
  • Nonsurgical procedures
    These include catheter ablation, electrical cardioversion, etc.
  • Surgery
    Surgery includes maze surgery and pacemakers.

Key words: heart afib treatment; heart atrial fibrillation treatment

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