Men develop irregular heartbeat earlier than women; extra weight a factor

http://ift.tt/2xPOOzU The onset of an irregular heartbeat jumps sharply in men after age 50 and in women after 60. The risk of developing the irregular rhythm known as atrial fibrillation rises with increasing age and weight. Having atrial fibrillation more than tripled the risk of dying during average 13-year study.

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