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A 55-year-old male asked:

I had a vasovagal episode in feb, lone a-fib in june. now i get fairly frequent muscle jumpiness or jerks, especially when resting. any connections?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Probably not: Jumpiness or jerking at rest can be caused by a number of factors, but those are not associated with atrial fibrillation or vasovagal episodes, unless you are having a side effect of a medication used to treat either condition.

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Last updated Aug 16, 2012

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