Women with Irregular Heartbeat Are in Danger More than Men

January 20, 2016 11:56 AM

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It seems that women with irregular heartbeat are in danger more than men when it comes to cardiovascular diseases, says a study conducted at the Oxford University. According to it, the risk factor of developing cardiovascular diseases is almost twice as high in women with an irregular heartbeat as in men.

The team from Oxford University conducted by Dr. Connor Emdin reviewed a total of 30 studies that involved almost 4 million patients in order to determine if atrial fibrillation, or more commonly known as irregular heartbeat, is more dangerous to women than it is to men.

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