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Atrial fibrillation

It is a heart rhythm problem that causes the upper chambers of the heart to quiver and get out of sync with the bottom chambers of the heart. 


Atrial fibrillation, or A-fib, can place you at high risk for heart attack and stroke if left untreated. The medical team at Advanced Heart and Vein Center is knowledgeable and well-equipped to diagnose, treat, and manage heart rhythm problems, including atrial fibrillation. For an evaluation and treatment plan for your A-fib, call our Westminster office today.

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An arrhythmia, or dysrhythmia, is a term that refers to any disorder that causes an irregular heartbeat, or heart rhythm. This may refer to a number of rhythm problems, including:

  • Bradycardia, or slow heartbeat

  • Tachycardia, or fast heartbeat

  • Atrial fibrillation, or atrial flutter

  • Ventricular fibrillation

  • Premature ventricular contraction, or extra beats

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