As an active and healthy police and tactical flight officer, Marc Geiger experienced symptoms of atrial fibrillation (AFib) and a transient ischemic attack (TIA) while on duty, resulting in hospital visits, medical tests and numerous doctor appointments. According to research, having a stressful job such as a police officer is associated with a higher risk of developing AFib.
In this episode of the Policing Matters podcast, host Jim Dudley speaks with Marc, who works for the Henderson Police Department in Nevada, about his journey navigating his heart condition, plus heart health and tips for other officers.
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