AFib may be higher risk factor in women than men

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.