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Mercy’s Guide to Understanding AFib

Great cardiovascular care comes from expertise.

AFib is the most common irregular heart rhythm disorder, especially in people over 65 years of age. Mercy’s Guide to Understanding AFib includes important information you need to know about atrial fibrillation, such as:

  • How your heart works
  • Types of AFib
  • Symptoms
  • Risk factors
  • Diagnosis and treatment
  • What to ask your doctor

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with AFib, or if you suspect you may have AFib, our guide may help you better understand this condition and what can be done to manage it.

We’ll help you keep the beat.

Mercy treats heart rhythm problems like AFib with an entire team of board-certified heart experts, including cardiologists and electrophysiologists. They work closely with your primary care doctor to provide the best treatment options, so you can keep living a full life.

AFib guide

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