Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is a common kind of irregular heartbeat that affects millions of people in the United States. If left untreated, AFib can lead to stroke, so it’s important to understand your symptoms and when you should talk to your doctor.

Here, you can learn about:

  • The signs and symptoms of atrial fibrillation
  • How stress affects your heart
  • Why regular check-ups are good for your heart health
  • When heart palpitations are normal, and when to talk to your doctor
  • What to expect if you need an EKG
  • The many causes of chest pain
  • Heart problems in women