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How is atrial fibrillation treated?

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Many options are available to treat AF, including medication, lifestyle changes, certain procedures, and surgery. The choice of treatment for you is based on your rhythm and symptoms. The goals of AF treatment are to:

  • Regain normal heart rhythm (sinus rhythm)
  • Control the heart rate
  • Prevent blood clots
  • Reduce the risk of stroke.


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