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is it safe to smoke marijuana if you have atrial fibrillation

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Flecamide: this is a dangerous medicine but used in what you have as untested it may be more dangerous. Discuss with your Dr.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
All: As long as the heart rate is controlled, there is no contraindication to exercise with atrial fibrillation.
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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Talk to cardiologist: This is between you and you cardiologist. If your controlled on meds, you should be able to do most exercise that is low to medium impact if thats al ... Read More
Dr. John Garner
16 years experience Cardiology
All Of Them: If afib is keeping you from doing what you want to do, it's time to talk with a cardiac electrophysiologist about your options. As a nuisance diagnosi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Dinerman
34 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Usually safe: Although many serious complications can occur during an ablation, when performed by a skilled physician with plenty if experience in a good hospital i ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Landers
31 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
AF and caffeine: Boost/energy/high caffeine drinks are not recommended in patients with af. Occasional drinks with caffeine like coffee and soda usually do not trigger ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Don't think so: If you are 22 with chronic atrial fibrillation, you should be on some form of treatment to either slow it down or get rid of it, as well as blood thin ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
19 years experience Cardiology
PAF: There is mounting data showing that athletes who generate a lot of upper body strain (ie rowers, weight lifters) have an increased incidence of a fib, ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Neither. In clinical: trials, carvedilol has significantly better outcomes than either metoprolol (e.g. 3%/yr lower mortality rates continuing for many years) or bisoprolol ... Read More
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A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Padmashri Rastogi
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Safety of decongesta: It would be better to apply Vick’s vaporub and take tea with ginger, cloves, black pepper and honey. This is a home remedy not scientifically studied, ... Read More
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Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Potentially if you: absorb a sufficient amount systemically it could inhibit some platelet functions and thereby increase the risk of bleeding while on Coumadin. It would ... Read More
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