Lifestyle and Risk Factor Modification for Reduction of Atrial Fibrillation
Published: March 09, 2020
- Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia and is associated with high morbidity, mortality and healthcare usage.
- Progress has been made in stroke prevention and rhythm control, yet the incidence and prevalence of AF has increased due to AF risk factors such as obesity and aging of the population.
- Addressing potentially reversible modifiable risks may be important targets for both primary and secondary prevention of AF.
- Commentary: Risk Factor Modification Reduces Atrial Fibrillation by Thomas M. Das, MD, Rachit M. Vakil, MD, Roger S. Blumenthal, MD
- Top Things to Know: Lifestyle and Risk Factor Modification for Reduction of Atrial Fibrillation
- News Release: Better lifestyle habits are useful additions to optimize management of atrial fibrillation
- Subclinical and device-detected atrial fibrillation pondering the Knowledge Gap
- 2019 Focused Update of the 2014 Guideline for the Management of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
- Atrial Fibrillation Burden: Moving Beyond Atrial Fibrillation as a Binary Entity
- 2016 Clinical Performance and Quality Measures for Adults with Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter
- 2014 Guideline for the Management of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
- 2019 Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
- 2018 Guidelines on the Management of Blood Cholesterol
- Dietary Diversity: Implications for Obesity Prevention in Adult Populations
- 2017 Hypertension Clinical Guidelines
- Routine Assessment and Promotion of Physical Activity in Healthcare Settings