Atrial fibrillation symptoms- a common heart condition


Atrial fibrillation is an abnormal heart beat and can cause heart attack or stroke. Most people do not have any prominent symptoms of atrial fibrillation and thus do not need treatment of atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation symptoms vary from one person to the other. Symptoms of atrial fibrillation include:

  • Palpitations (irregular or rapid heartbeat), that make many people anxious.
  • Some people feel irregular and fluttering sensation in the chests
  • Most people become faint due to atrial fibrillation

Other symptoms of atrial fibrillation that need atrial fibrillation medications are:

  • Weakness
  • Breath shortness
  • Chest pain
  • Lack of energy
  • Light-headedness
  • Dizziness
  • Discomfort in chest

Some people have mild symptoms of atrial fibrillation while some do not feel any prominent symptoms. Patient should visit general physician for atrial fibrillation treatment. The symptoms described above can be caused by an ailment other than atrial fibrillation. People having rapid atrial fibrillation are at risk of heart attack and stroke without having any serious heart condition or ailment.




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