Heart Health Topic: atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of serious arrhythmia. A few causes include increasing age, previous heart disease, and uncontrolled high blood pressure. Complications of atrial fibrillation include heart failure and stroke. In fact, atrial fibrillation increases the risk of stroke five times (European Heart Journal). And stroke is the leading cause of death in the United States (American Heart Association).

 


Learn more about atrial fibrillation on Health Ministry Sunday

Come to Coffee Hour, 9:15–10:15 a.m., Sunday, February 4 in Fellowship Hall to learn more about atrial fibrillation, and have your blood pressure taken.