Atrial Fibrilliation (AFib) Related Stroke Risks
Atrial Fibrilliation (AFib) is an alarming condition, in case of AFib uneven rhythm of heart become the major cause of blood clots. The blood clots can move from heart to brain and become the major cause of stroke. Strokes related with AFib can be very fatal like other kinds of strokes. Don’t worry risks associated with such kind of strokes can be avoided and decreased. Some of the common symptoms of AFib are; irregular heartbeat, chest pain, weakness, sweating, shortness of breath, faintness, fluttering in the chest.
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TV Star Susan Lucci Talks about AFib Related Stroke Risks; Susan Lucci is a famous TV star; she deeply studied AFib related strokes when her husband suffered from it almost a decade ago. Now she along with her husband is supporting various national programs like PSA. She said, “Having been happily married for more than 41 years, Helmut and I are a true team. We play an active role in each other’s health and work together to manage his AFib and reduce his risk of stroke. We know how much a stroke can impact all aspects of our family and we’re doing everything we can to reduce his risk. We hope the Facing AFib PSA and website will help educate others about the risk of stroke associated with AFib and will encourage them to do all that they can to manage the condition, just like us.”
TV Star Susan Lucci talks about Risks from Atrial Fibrillation-Related Stroke Risk. CEO of National Stroke Association Jim Baranski said, “As we strive to reduce the incidence and impact of stroke in America, raising awareness about AFib and stroke among patients and their loved ones is key. That’s why it’s important for those impacted by AFib to get serious about stroke and to take the pledge at FacingAFib.com. The website is a great place to find information and resources to help patients and their families discuss the condition and AFib-related stroke risk reduction with their physicians.”
When stars like Susan Lucci, organizations like National Stroke Association and national programs like PSA will keep on creating awareness among people the increasing rate of AFib related strokes can be reduced.