Start a conversation with your Healthcare Provider about how you can lower your risk of stroke using the discussion guide below.
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Asking your Healthcare Provider questions about how to manage your AFib and risk of stroke will help make the most of your time together:
Calculate your risk of stroke here.
It's important for people with AFib to understand the importance of a healthy lifestyle to reduce AFib-related risks. Ask your Healthcare Provider:
The American Heart Association has resources to help you live a healthy lifestyle.
If you are considering medication to treat AFib, refer to these suggested questions to help prepare for the discussion with your Healthcare Provider.
Talk to your Healthcare Provider to see if treatment with aspirin is appropriate for you.
If you are considering blood thinner treatment, these questions can help you learn more about if they are right for you:
Ask your Healthcare Provider about available blood thinners and discuss which treatment may be right for you.
Reversal agents reverse the effects of blood thinners so that the blood can clot normally again. Ask your Healthcare Provider:
Talk to your Healthcare Provider about the risks associated with blood thinners.