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Can ibs cause atrial fibrillation in a person?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: There are studies suggesting a connection between IBS and atrial fibrillation.
Dr. John Garner
Cardiology 17 years experience
No: The two are unrelated conditions.

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No not directly: No, unless severe diarrhea causes hypokalemia( low potassium), which in turn can cause atrial fibrillation.

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