Lifestyle and Risk Factor Modification for Reduction of Atrial Fibrillation

Published: March 09, 2020

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  • 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.