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  • Skipping heart beat and low heart rate

    Hi. As I write many time detail about my heart condition. I want to know can anybody tell me how its feel when our heart skip a beat? And now my heart beat is between 50 to 58 from 2 weeks. I am not a athelete and not healthy 37 year old. Before 2 weeks my heart rate was always about 70. Is low …

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  • Worse heart condition please help me

    As I wrote many time about my heart condition. By the day first i m telling all my cardiologists that my heart is sinking my heart is sinking my heart is sinking. They said i hv anxiety. Here is summer and much humidility. I go out for bank and got sweat. My heart going to sinking. I had no tension …

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  • Amiodarone for AF

    I had an RF ablation for AF 4 weeks ago. Since then I have hade almost daily episodes of AF  and ectopics. Saw my EP today and he has prescribed Amiodarone 200mg x1 daily for six weeks  to help me cope with the episodes until the so called 3 months ‘blanking’ period is up. Just wondering …

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  • Atrial fibrillation, yawning!

    Hey all Recently being diagnosed with paroxysmal fast atrial fibrillation. My heart goes irregular and fast for a few hours (180bpm) then reverts back to normal sinus rhythm. I'm only 29, so it's kind of hard to accept as I always perceived this to be an older persons condition. Especially …

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  • Itchy Scalp from Eliquis?

    Of all the listed side effects of Eliquis on Drugs.com, I am particularly annoyed by an itchy scalp. I don’t have hives or a rash but find myself scratching my scalp frequently. I have tried changing shampoos to no effect. Anyone else have these symptoms? Any suggestions for relief? I am happy …

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  • Exercise following Cardioversion

    Following my Cardiologists appointment yesterday in which it was noted that my heart function has improved to the point where Cardioversion is now being scheduled with a better than average chance of it being successful, I would be interested to hear any experiences from people that have either …

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  • Increase heart rate when standing

    Hi in 2014 I had three attacks of fast heart rate is was sent to hospital and given a heart ultrasound which showed everything to be OK the attacks was short lived and so in the end was put down to panic attacks I got given a holter months later which came back fine .. Now I had on and off heart …

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  • failed after 3rd ablation

    hello all  I am here to update my life with Afib and my 3rd ablation,,,,, I have had 3 ablations in 2 month and dont i know it am wiped out last one 5 days ago. Where my heart was pearced and i needed a drain worse few days of my life after the 2nd ablation i swaped Afib for Aflutter never had …

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  • Dizziness and weakness in AFIB

    Hi all, I’m wondering how others cope with the extreme weakness that goes with AFib. I seem to lose all power in my limbs and feel like I’m passing out with dizziness when I’m having an episode. My normal BP is fairly low (110/60 usually) but drops to around 80/45 when I’m fibrillating.  I’m …

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  • Exhausted much of the time

    Hello, I was diagnosed with AF in February this year.   I saw the Cardiologist in June and he said I have persistent AF and they will do a cardioversion if I am suitable for this.   I have an appointment in a couple of weeks for a scan to see if the valves are all right and let …

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  • Turmeric and Eliquis

    While vacationing in Oregon with my son, I noticed swelling and inflammation around my ankles, particularly my left ankle that typically remains swollen due to a complex fracture 25+ years ago. My son suggested I try turmeric to reduce the swelling, so I took about a teaspoon full of turmeric …

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  • Afib and headaches

    Hi everyone, I was wondering does anyone else get a headache when they're in afib? That's the only way I know I am in afib is that it starts out with a headache on the left side with a feeling of dizziness . I just wanted to know if anyone else experience these symptoms .

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  • NO AFIB FOR 4 YEARS and still taking medicine.

    I never had any heart problems until in preperation fo a colonoscopy emptied my body of electrolytes and it was discovered that I had AFIB. I was cardioverted and back into sinus four years ago. Since then Doctors have kept me on MULTAQ for three of those years and metoprolol for this year. My …

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  • Pure panic when I first go into Afib

    Spent 5 days in the hospital recently with afib they zap me back into Rhythm it lasted 2 weeks but came back this last time I went into afib I was in pure panic once it started heart rate high feeling in the throat had to cough a lot I really thought I was going to die I was at the Point of …

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  • Can hot weather cause you to go into afib

    Today we had our big 4th July celebration here in ky and I run a bbq business, it was very very hot today and I was fine all day cooking until I sat down I was drinking lots of lemonade and felt my heart start jumping as I was setting down, and I got short of breath lil bit, I went home, got in the …

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  • Frequent urination at the onset of afib

    My afib ususlly starts at night. I experience a severe need to urinate numerous times for the first 3-4 hours of sleep. I'm tslkinh about 10+times. My doctor says its rare and is caused by the production of BNP, an enzyme from the ventricles. Anybody else have this problem?

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  • Recently diagnosed with AFIB

    I was just recently diagnosed with AFIB last month and was put on 25 mg of metoprolol. Last week I had a follow up with my heart doctor and she increased my dosage to 50 mg but my ekg was fine and so was my blood pressure. I didn't ask then but now I am wondering why it was increased if the …

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  • Need extream help

    I have heart problem. .my age is 37 and i m single. More than 200 ecgs 3 time echo one time Ct Angio has done in last 5 year. But in stress test or ETT i failed. I van run only 4 mile per hour for 10 mint. My heart sinking dizzling high blood presure. It feel that is going to fail. It will stop …

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  • Magnesium

    Hello and good morning was wanting to ask, has anyone tried magnesium for there afib? And if so which one do you use? I here that it’s good for heart thank you

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  • Af

    This is my personal opinion on afib it's classed as heart failure go to cardio rehab they will tell you the same.the opinion seems to be it won't kill you I dispute that statement I had constant af for nearly 7 months I ended up being brought back to life 5 times it wasn't because I …

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  • I Dont want to leave the house

    I'm in my third A-fib attack right now when it first hit does anyone have panic? it's absolutely terrifying to me and here are some of my symptoms my heart starts to race for a little while it feels a lot of fluttering in my chest and my throat and after I calm down and take some …

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  • Weight Gain on Tikosyn?

    So since starting Tikosyn in mid-May, I have gained about 8 lbs, which is roughly a pound a week. I have been mindful about my diet, ride my bike 25-30 miles every day and can only attribute the weight gain to Tikosyn. Anyone have similar experience? The good news is I have remained in NSR …

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  • will blood clot clear

    Hi.... I have paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, what I would like to know is when I have an afib episode and blood clots in my heart will the clot clear once my afib episode is over

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  • New to AF and worried

    Hi I have recently been diagnosed with AF after suffering with it for quite some time. It was my GP that insisted the hospital redo some tests. I was put on Adizem and Warfarin. I had a bad reaction with the warfarin and ended up in hospital with a really fast heart rate!! They changed the warfarin …

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  • Heard this by a doctor on the telly recently.

    A UK television programme called "This Morning" recently had a doctor talk about Atrial Fibrillation and he mentioned that drinking coffee ( not lots of it, everything in moderation ) could help regulate the heart rhythm in people with AFib. 

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  • Lifestyle in AF

    Sugar triggers AF. I started a diabetes diet and I feel much better than before. Other triggers are meat, dairy, alcohol, coffee.

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  • Gastro Issues and A Fib - Anyone else experience this?

    Hi guys, I'm a 31 year old female, overweight but I actually eat pretty well due to having IBS. It is actually really sad that I am still having IBS/gas symptoms because I am not quite sure how I can improve my diet further, I am already eating very limited. A little history- my IBS used to …

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  • Dont know what i actually have

    Hi all. I am new here. First of all I say sorry to you because my post is so long. I have heart problem from last 3 years. I m 37 and half year age. Many cardiologist checked me. I have done CT angio, echo, hundard oh ECG. CT angio done in april 2014. Many time i have high blood presure. I smoke. …

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  • Kind of a first world problem I know....

    OK, I'm currently under treatment for Hypertension, AF and TIA (I'm just a wreck, I know) and am taking Bisoprolol, Atorvastatin, Dabigatran, Ramipril and (a reducing dose) Amlodipine. Whilst I'm happy with the planned effects of reduced heart rate, normalised blood pressure and no TIA …

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  • Fluoxetine and Rivaroxaban

    Hi i am new here. I have Atrial Fibrillation and am on Rivaroxaban for this and I have been prescribed Fluoxetene for depression.  My GP did the consultation over the phone yesterday and sent the prescription to the pharmacy.  I rang the pharmacy today to see if it was ready for …

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