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Can anxiety cause atrial fib?

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Dr. Christopher White
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes

Anxiety/stress may be associated with catecholamine excess (adrenalin) which increases automaticity of the heart (irritability) which can encourage the development of afib.

In brief: Yes

Anxiety/stress may be associated with catecholamine excess (adrenalin) which increases automaticity of the heart (irritability) which can encourage the development of afib.
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Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Anxiety can impact

Here's a blog post on how it happens http://wakeupanddreamcatalyst.Blogspot.Com/2014/03/tuesdays-psychology-tips-do-you-take.Html.

In brief: Anxiety can impact

Here's a blog post on how it happens http://wakeupanddreamcatalyst.Blogspot.Com/2014/03/tuesdays-psychology-tips-do-you-take.Html.
Dr. Barbara Lavi
Dr. Barbara Lavi
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