Atrial Fibrillation - What Increases Your Risk
A risk factor is anything that increases your chances of getting sick or having a problem. Risk factors for
atrial fibrillation include:
You may have certain habits that increase your risk for atrial fibrillation because they can cause wear and tear on your heart. These lifestyle choices include:
- Long-term, heavy alcohol use, or drinking a large amount of
alcohol at one time (binge drinking).
- Use of illegal drugs, such as cocaine or methamphetamines.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
March 12, 2014
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