Atrial Fibrillation is the most common arrhythmia or abnormal heart rhythm affecting millions of people annually. It is characterized by an irregular heartbeat, which can be felt by taking a pulse. Instead of the normal rhythmic pulse, the pulse felt during atrial fibrillation is very irregular. To understand why this happens, let’s look at how the normal heart works to develop a regular heartbeat.
This video discusses the causes and consequences of atrial fibrillation.
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