If you often feel a rapid or abnormal heartbeat, be sure to see a cardiologist for evaluation as soon as possible. Such symptoms can be a sign of Atrial fibrillation, one of the many conditions that lead patients to seek help at DeKalb Medical’s Heart and Vascular Institute in metro Atlanta. Atrial fibrillation causes the heart to be less efficient. This inefficiency can lead to a variety of symptoms such as palpitations, chest pain, shortness of breath, fatigue and dizziness. If left untreated, it can lead to high blood pressure, stroke or even heart attack. Here’s Dr. Anthony Dorsey of with important information on this condition.