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weight lifting and atrial fibrillation

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Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not: No connection. But muscle building steroid may.

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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
18 years experience in 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behzad Pavri
34 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Depends... : Treatment of af depends on the type of af, the age of the patient, the presence or absence of underlying heart disease, and patient's personal prefere ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. DAVID AMOS
50 years experience in Family Medicine
Atrial fibrillationI: I don't think atrial fibrillation affect longevity that much as long as treatment is initiated before developtment of embolic stroke.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Persistent a fib: You should see a cardiologist to have a workup to see if a treatable cause for the atrial fibrillation can be found. If The cardiologist can also reco ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Atrial fibrillation: No link between the two.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
The following cause or are associated with Atrial fibrillation:: Hemorrhagic stroke, Tricuspid stenosis, Wolff Parkinson White syndrome.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Landers
30 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Atrial fib (AF): Yes. If no other medical problems and a normal heart as evaluated by an echocardiogram then the usual diagnosis is "lone af" caused by an irritable fo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ruben Altman
59 years experience in Cardiology
See below: Controlled atrial fibrillation has an irregular beat with normal heart rate.Rapid atrial fibrillation has a rapid rate(over 100)They both have fibrill ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. RENATA FORD
26 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Holter: Usualmente suspected with symptoms of palpitations, shortness of breath dizziness. A plain ekg can make the diagnosis but if it comes and goes a holte ... Read More

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