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Welcome to STOP AF, the best resource for patients needing resources on how to proceed with their new or old diagnosis of Atrial Fibrillation.

We will describe common questions like:

  • What is Atrial Fibrillation?
  • What are the symptoms of Atrial fibrillation?
  • How do we diagnose Atrial Fibrillation?
  • What other potential workups may you need?
  • What are my treatment choices for Atrial Fibrillation?
  • How do I find a doctor who can take care of this?


Atrial fibrillation Community Seminar
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The relationship between AFIB and stroke
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Atrial Fibrillation and How to Recognize the Symptoms
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Heart Arrhythmia with Erlanger
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Frequently Asked Questions

Why did I get Atrial Fibrillation ?

No one has the answer but we know there are different disease states that are associated with AF. Having heart failure, high blood pressure, getting older, diabetes, heart attack, stroke, or being a woman.

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Can I die from Atrial Fibrillation ?

It is very unusual to die from Atrial Fibrillation but having AF does but you at 4-5 times higher risk of death than those people who do not have AF.

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If I have Atrial Fibrillation will my kids get this also?

It is unlikely that you have hereditary AF and more likely that your AF is related to some other diseases.

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