Summer Walk

An account by a patient of how a transient loss of his speech led to a diagnosis of atrial fibrillation and a clot that passed into the speech area of his brain.

How Atrial Fibrillation causes a stroke

About 20% of strokes are caused by passage of a blood clot from the heart. In this blog I describe, in layman terms, the mechanism by which this common heart disorder causes a blood clot to be formed and then pass to the brain