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Are there different types of AF?
Yes, atrial fibrillation is categorized into three classifications.
What are the symptoms of AF?
Symptoms may include:
Why is AF dangerous?
It is a progressive disorder that can get worse over time. Many people live with AF for years without problems. However, chronic AF can cause stroke or heart failure.
What are the common risk factors for AF?
Risk factors may include:
How is AF diagnosed?
Our comprehensive arrhythmia program at The Chester County Hospital offers the most up-to-date technology and equipment to diagnose and treat AF. Diagnostic tests include:
For additional information or to schedule an evaluation, call 1-866-218-6636.
Last Updated: 7/13/2009