Video – An animation shows how atrial fibrillation affects the heart & an expert shows you how to check that your pulse is regular.
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a condition that affects the heart, causing an irregular heart beat. Discover more in the videos below.
Atrial fibrillation (1 min)
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is one of the most common forms of abnormal heart rhythm (cardiac arrhythmia). This video explains what AF means and why it matters in under a minute.
(British Heart Foundation)
How to check your pulse
Ellen Mason – Senior Cardiac Nurse – shows you how to check if your pulse is regular. If it is irregular, you should visit your GP, as you may have atrial fibrillation, one of the leading causes of stroke.
(British Heart Foundation, UK, 2009)
Atrial fibrillation – Explained
A detailed animation explaining atrial fibrillation.
(Khan Academy, 2014)