I have had chronic afib for 11 years,xeralto has been my lifeline since dx.MRI,TIA. At 78 yrs. of age,I remain very active: on roof to blow gutters,walk dogs,2x/ day,clean house,do laundry,rack yard---get it? STAY ACTIVE,A GOOD CIGAR& GLASS of WINE WON'T KILL U! LOVE LIFE & LIVE!