Sunday, February 6, 2011

Atrial Fibrillation

Recent studies shows that People who regularly drink a lot of alcohol are likely to develop irregular heart rhythm which can be life-threatening this disease is called atrial fibrillation.
Thousands of people only in USA are infected by this disease, and the numbers of victims are increasing day by day and millions are spend to diagnose and treat this disease,

Atrial Fibrillation, Who is at highest risk ?

According to the researchers the more the person drank the higher their risk for atrial fibrillation. In the other words one drink per day can increase risk of atrial fibrillation by 8% and two drinks per day can increases the risk to 16%.

According to researchers For avoiding artial fibrillation the most favoralable behavior is not consuming alcohol.

Symptoms Of Atrial Fibrillation :

Atrial fibrillation is very common type of irregular heart rhythm. It can cause shortness of breath, chest pain and it can increase risk of stroke and heart failure.

Diagnosis Of Atrial Fibrillation :

The atrial fibrillation is diagnosed by many tests, like ECG which is abbreviated by Electrocardiogram, Chest X rays and some blood and urine tests are also conducted to know more about this disease.

1 comment:

  1. I like the article. In this disease with each beat, an electrical signal that extends from the top of the heart in the background. The body can get quick quantities, small blood and occasionally large amounts of blood.



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