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Thanks to quick thinking on the part of your spouse — and expert care in the emergency department — you survived a stroke with only minor long-term effects. You were also diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, an abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia) primarily affecting the upper two heart chambers (atria). It's a problem you never knew you had, but your doctors suspect it may have contributed to the stroke.
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