Is atrial fibrillation a recessive trait?

Probably not. There are rare cases of genetic atrial fibrillation, however for the most part appears to be a degenerative condition caused by aging and heart disease. Genes appear to play a minor role only, based on current (evolving) understanding.
No. Familial atrial fibrillation appears to be inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern, which means one copy of the altered gene in each cell is sufficient to cause the disorder. Recent studies suggest that up to 30 percent of all people with atrial fibrillation may have a history of the condition in their family..

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What medicine is good for atrial fibrillation?

Digoxin,coumadin (warfarin) or . To prevent stroke we need to use Coumadin (warfarin) or pradaxa, for rapid atrial fibrillation we can use digoxin, beta blockers and antoarrythmic drugs or calcium channel blockers. Read more...