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How Does Sleep Apnea Affect AFib?

How Does Sleep Apnea Affect AFib?

Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, affects an estimated 6 million Americans. It is an arrhythmia characterized by an irregular heartbeat that can lead to stroke and other heart-related complications.

Although atrial fibrillation can have a range of causes, research reveals a strong link between AFib and Obstructive Sleep Apnea, or OSA.