Fatigue, dyspnea, and intermittent symptoms are associated with treatment-seeking delay for symptoms of atrial fibrillation before diagnosis.

BACKGROUND Delay in seeking treatment for symptoms of atrial fibrillation (AF) at onset results in a missed opportunity for vital early treatment of AF which is important for reducing stroke, tachycardia induced heart failure, and treatment-resistant AF. Little is known about factors that contribute to treatment-seeking delay for symptoms of AF. PURPOSE… CONTINUE READING