Consider the following sports icons:  tennis legend Billie Jean King, basketball veteran Larry Bird, triathlete Karsten Madsen, baseball pitcher Kenley Jansen, and cyclist champion Haimar Zubeldia. What do all of these well-known professional athlete heroes have in common? They are athletes with atrial fibrillation, also called AFib. AFib is the most common heart rhythm disorder […]

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Original Article Posted at : https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2021/01/extreme-athleticism-and-the-risk-of-atrial-fibrillation.html