A Fib dormant after several active years

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****I had a heart attack in 2010 at the age of 60. I experienced regular episodes (episodes varied from a few hours to 12 hours) of Afib after the heart attack and have been on Metoprolol tartrate, artovastatin, lisinopril and aspirin since then. I resisted the cardiologists suggestion of a blood thinner. My last afib episode was about 18 months ago. I check my pulse 2-3 times daily. Has anyone with a similar medical condition had documented afib disappear like this and if so for how long.

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    I had my first AF episode 13 years ago. I woke up with it. I went to hospital and after blood was taken out of my arm and it stopped. 6 years ago I woke up with it again, the doctor gave me one tablet of bisprolol and it went within the hour. I again woke with it last March and presumed it would revert back to a normal rhythm but bisoprolol did not work and neither did anything else so its cardioversion next week which I am dreading.

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