Irregular Heart Beat May Pose Bigger Threat to Women

Atrial fibrillation which is abnormal heart rhythm is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke worldwide. An estimated 33.5 million were affected in 2010. More importantly, a study showed that women do worse with atrial fibrillation than men. This is because the symptoms aren’t as apparent. This study is the latest to show that women experience cardiovascular diseases and risk factors differently than men.

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