A 44-year-old member asked:

Can you treat chronic atrial fibrillation by becoming a vegetarian?

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Dr. Hanan Morcos
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology 23 years experience
No: Atrial fibrillation is a chaotic rhythm from the top chamber of the heart... Treatment is blood thinner spending on a score given by your risk factors, and antiarrhythmic, which a medicine to keep you in normal rhythm, cardioversion, atrial fibrillation ablation , or av nodal blockers, which is a medicine to keep the lower chamber of your heart slower. Talk to your cardiac electrophysiologist.
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Dr. Randee Lipman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 40 years experience
Atrial Fibrillation: Atrial fibrillation can be caused by valve problems, high lung pressures, enlarged heart chambers, advanced age and just because. It is not easy to treat. Becoming a vegetarian will not help.
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