Atrial Fibrillation - Risk Factors
Age, family history and genetics, lifestyle, heart disease or other medical conditions, race, sex, and a history of surgery can all raise your risk of developing the structural and electrical anomalies that cause atrial fibrillation. Even in a healthy heart, a fast or slow heart rate—from exercising or sleeping, for example—can trigger atrial fibrillation.
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- SourceUrl: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/subscribe/3831
- Syndication ID: 18212
- Language: English
- Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
- Date Syndication Captured: Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 01:44 PM
- Date Syndication Updated: Thursday, December 06, 2018 at 12:18 AM
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