September is known for the celebration of lots of wacky holidays, including National Play Doh Day on September 16th! But on a more serious note, it’s also the month for awareness and advocacy on behalf of atrial fibrillation (AFib), the irregular heart beat syndrome that can cause serious illness and even death if undetected and untreated. Age is the most common risk factor for AFib and your chances of being afflicted increase as you get older. Untreated AFib can lead to stroke or a weakened heart, so it’s critical you understand the symptoms and ways to respond. For a general overview of what to look for and how to get diagnosed, Read Here. And for a comprehensive review of symptoms, treatment, research and resources pertaining to Afib, read this info from the US National Library of Medicine Here.