Atrial Fibrillation, or Afib, is the most common type of treated heart arrhythmia, and it is estimated that 12.1 million people in the United States will have AFib in 2030. Untreated, Afib significantly increases your risk of heart attack and stroke, yet many people with Afib have never been diagnosed.

During heart month, Dr. Sanjaya Gupta, electrophysiologist at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, is discussing Afib, its risk factors, innovative treatment options, and how you can monitor at home.  

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