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National Stroke Association's multimedia library offers a one-stop shop for stroke information in a variety of formats. All downloadable materials with the exception of press releases are available for educational use without permission. Users are asked to credit National Stroke Association as the copyright holder.

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Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) and Stroke

© 2016

AFib is an irregular heartbeat that can cause blood to collect and potentially form a clot.

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Atrial Fibrillation and Anticoagulants Facts Sheet

© 2016

When you have Atrial Fibrillation or AFib, your risk of stroke increases. The condition causes blood to pool in the atria, the heart’s upper chambers, due to an irregular heartbeat. These pools increase the risk of blood clots that can cause a stroke. The most common...

Beating Your Odds Game

© 2016

Have some fun with this web-based game while learning about atrial fibrillation (AFib). Also available in Spanish.

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Beating Your Odds Juego en Español

© 2016

Disfruta de este juego internet mientras esta aprendiendo sobre fibrilación auricular (AFib).


Bleeding Risk Shared Decision Tool

© 2016

This decision-making tool is designed to help you work with your healthcare team to make the best decisions about treating AFib with an anticoagulant medication. Using this tool, you can work with your doctor to determine whether you are a good candidate for this medication. You can also better...

Faces of Stroke Ambassador: Jason

© 2012

Jason Serapiglia, 32, is not your typical face of Afib. Atrial fibrillation (Afib) is more common in people age 60 and older and often has no symptoms.

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Faces of Stroke Ambassador: Karen

© 2013

Hear more about why Karen is a Faces of Stroke Ambassadors for National Stroke Association's September 2013 stroke awareness mini-campaign about National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month.

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Faces of Stroke Ambassador: Pat

© 2012

In most cases, atrial fibrillation (Afib) is asymptomatic. Meet Pat, affected by Afib, who is raising awareness on this important subject.

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Faces of Stroke and Atrial Fibrillation

© 2012

Watch this public service announcement featuring Jason and Pat, who have been impacted by Afib and stroke and want to save lives by educating others about how to keep stroke at bay.

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