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Memory loss might start with this common heart rhythm disturbance

Jun 7 2013 - 8:51am
Alzheimer's could begin with common heart rhythm problem, finds new research.

Atrial fibrillation (AF) that causes the heart to beat irregularly is found in a new study to hasten memory problems, researchers find. The condition is the most common type of heart rhythm problem that is expected to affect 12 million people by the year 2050, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control.

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