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Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation is the most common form of a heart arrhythmia. Arrhythmias are conditions where the heart either beats too fast, too slow, or simply in an erratic fashion. It is typically caused by a problem with the body’s electrical system. The heart receives improper or uncharacteristic signals from the brain, causing the top two chamber of the heart, the atria, to flutter or rapidly contract. However, they often don’t fully contract, resulting in inefficient […]