Atrial Fibrillation (AF): Prevention
, or AF, is the most common type of . An arrhythmia is a problem with the rate or rhythm of the heartbeat.
Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation (AF)
Following a healthy lifestyle and taking steps to lower your risk for disease may help you prevent (AF). These steps include:
If you already have disease or other AF risk factors, work with your doctor to manage your condition. In addition to adopting the healthy habits above, which can help control heart disease, your doctor may advise you to:Follow the DASH eating plan to help lower your . Keep your and at healthy levels with dietary changes and medicines (if prescribed). Limit or avoid alcohol. Control your level if you have . Get ongoing medical care and take your…