Hello new to this forum. Have recently been diagnosed with AF. After an incident of chest pain which the GP thought could of been Angina. After tests and monitoring the recent diagnosis was confirmed only two days ago of Atrial Fibrillation. I was made aware I had an irregular heart beat but not a confirmed diagnosis until a couple of days ago from the Consultant at the Anti Coagulation and Thrombosis Clinic. I have been prescribed Rivaroxaban and told I will be on it for the rest of my life. I am told I am considered of high risk of stroke as I have had high and low blood pressure and a mini stroke in 2005. Things seem a bit scary at the moment and I know I will have quite a few questions to ask.