Got Afib? Don’t Drink Alcohol

Alcohol Abstinence Linked to Lower Risk for Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence

Recurrences of atrial fibrillation lasting 30 seconds or more were less common in the abstinence group (53% vs. 73% of control patients). The median percentage of time spent in atrial fibrillation was also lower in the abstinence group (0.5% vs. 1.2%).

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