Treatment of atrial fibrillation

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When talking about the treatment of atrial fibrillation, it is important to assess whether you should have blood-thinning medication to prevent blood clots – particularly blood clots in the brain.

However this medication is not a good fit for every patient. Your physician needs to find a balance that prevents the recurrence of an episode, and reduces strain on your heart. Evidence is increasingly pointing to the fact that it is better to undergo treatments that will prevent the recurrence of atrial fibrillation, rather than just treating the symptoms with antipyretic drugs.

In the posts below you can read more about the treatment of atrial fibrillation

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What Are Anticoagulants?

The most serious complication of atrial fibrillation is a blood clot in the brain, and anticoagulants are one of the best ways to avoid this.

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What is a Maze Procedure?

The Maze Procedure is a difficult operation, but is an effective treatment of atrial fibrillation with a modest risk for complications

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What Is a His-Bundle Ablation?

A Bundle of His ablation does not remove or cure atrial fibrillation, but it removes the effect the chaotic signals from AF has on the puls

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