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A 29-year-old male asked:

Is there a correlation between experiencing pacs and pvcs after having a history of afib?

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Dr. Behzad Pavri
Cardiac Electrophysiology 36 years experience
Possibly : Pacs are often the triggers that initiate af. Pvcs, on the other hand, are not related to af. In youth (you're 29), one of the commonest triggers that causes af episodes is alcohol - especially when consumed in larger quantities. For obvious reasons, it is also called "holiday heart"! the other common, treatable trigger for af is obstructive sleep apnea. Discuss these with your doctor.

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