Smoking, Alcohol, Sleep Apnea All Linked to Atrial Fibrillation

During the American Heart Association (AHA) 2019 Scientific Sessions, cardiac electrophysiology fellow Kevin Trulock, MD, explained what some of the proven risk factors are for AFib, reports MD Mag.

“Across the board the observational data that we do have is consistent in the treatment of sleep apnea is associated with AF outcomes,” Trulock said. “In a study of those undergoing cardioversion for A-fib had in common sleep apnea.”

from Sleep Review http://www.sleepreviewmag.com/2019/11/smoking-alcohol-sleep-apnea-all-linked-to-atrial-fibrillation/

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