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Hi, I am currently using a cardio memo to try to determine whether I have paroxysmal AF. On Monday, whilst sitting down everything went black, I stood up quickly and managed not to faint, I was boiling hot and then went cold and shivering, my heart was racing and I was struggling to breath, being on my own I called 999 as I was terrified. The paramedics arrived and said I was in tachi sinus , with long spikes showing on the bottom of the ECG reading, my heart was racing and my BP was 190/? which they said was to be expected. Anyway, I get to the hospital and wait for my turn only to find that my notes and ECG's showing all this have gone missing? they did a further couple of ECG's which the doctor said showed an abnormality, I then waited to see a senior registrar, who said my blood test showed no heart attack, even though it was done within 2 hours after the episode and I was told a further one would be done after 6, it wasn't. He also said that the abnormality the other doctor had seen wasn't and even though I was dizzy, freezing cold one minute and boiling the next, he said it muscular skeletal pain. Bone pain would not cause heart to race, nor would it cause breathlessness or fainting. I am at a loss of how to go forward as the ECG's with the AF on them have gone missing. I did send through a recording on cardio memo but as I was so stressed I was not still enough to record it. Since Monday, I have felt absolutely shattered, I am dizzy, cannot focus and feel as it I am mildly electrocuted, it's as if my heart and upper body is pulsing. Does this sound like AF to you or could it be thyroid as one of the GP's suggested, although this has been checked before and nothing came of it. Any thoughts please as I am terrified of it happening again.
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