A recent study shows that a certain kind of irregular heartbeat, atrial fibrillation or AFib, in women is linked with about a 12% higher risk of deaths among women and a higher risk of getting a stroke. The study involved data from 30 other studies with over four million participants. Further research needs to be done regarding differences in cardiac-related ailments in women and men, but warning signs in women should be taken seriously and addressed. Read more here.
AFib may be higher risk factor in women than men
Posted on Mar 7, 2016