Many people who have atrial fibrillation experience symptoms of mood disorders, such as anxiety and depression. Do particular treatments for this condition help resolve such symptoms? A new study suggests they might.
Atrial fibrillation (A-fib) is a common condition characterized by an irregular heart rhythm.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 2.7–6.1 millionpeople in the United States have A-fib.
Studies show that about a third of people with this heart condition also have symptoms of depression and anxiety.