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Free Atrial Fibrillation Screenings in May

April 24, 2014

Grand Strand Medical Center will sponsor free atrial fibrillation screenings on Thursday, May 1, noon – 1 pm and Monday, May 19, 2 – 3 pm at the YMCA on 62nd Avenue, and Wednesday, May 7, noon – 1 pm and Thursday, May 15, 6 – 7 pm at HealthFinders located in Coastal Grand Mall.   

Atrial fibrillation is one of the greatest risk factors for stroke. Atrial fibrillation is a cardiac arrhythmia where the top of the heart does not squeeze effectively. 

This five minute screening can be measured by a non-invasive heart rhythm check and is for ages 25 and older. This screening is not intended to treat, diagnose or prevent any disease. 

Registration is required for appointments at 843-692-4444. These screenings are free and open to the public.