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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Atrial Fibrillation: The fact that you have had this since age 15 suggests possible congenital heart or valvular heart disease. Heart rate control important to prevent low ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Rapid heart beat: You may feel that your heart is racing, sometimes you may feel like passing out, you feel irregular heart beat.
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
Various symptoms: Symptoms vary from patient to patient. Some patients have no symptoms at all. Possible symptoms include chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitation ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Ablation: first line of treatment is medications. if it fails then ablation would come next.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramesh kr Tentu
16 years experience General Practice
Atrial Fibrillation: - irregular heart beat, incidence and frequency based on multifactors, such as cardiac, infective, non-cardiac, metabolic. It can last for short, ... Read More
A 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vishnu Gaiha
51 years experience Cardiology
Regular rhythm ,: It depends if your afib is of recent onset or if it is chronic.Recent afib can be converted to regular rhythm with medications or an electric shock af ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Hahn
27 years experience Cardiology
Relativity: There are no perfect treatments for af. The most effective, amiodarone, unfortunately has the most serious long term toxicity. The problem with all ot ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
PSVT vs AFIB: Atrial fibrillation is a form of SVT. PSVT is a specific paroxysmyal regular supraventricular abnormal rhythm. Atrial Fibrillation may be paroxysmal, ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No!: It is likely to be just a coincidence because Afib is relatively common arrhythmia in older adults.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
No: No, but stress is one of the many things that can precipitate it in an already diseased heart.
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