January 20th, 2016
Irregular heartbeat could pose greater health risks to women than men
An irregular heartbeat may pose greater health risks for women than men. Atrial fibrillation affects about 33 million people, and is linked to an increased risk of stroke and death for both men and women. But researchers found that women with AF had a 12 percent higher risk of early death, and were more likely to suffer from stroke, heart failure and other cardiac problems.