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Hello, I am a 32 year old male with no heart related problems in the past. Had a stress test one year ago and past with flying colors. I recently had an incident of atrial fibrillation randomly. I converted spontaneously after 1.5 hours. A week later I we

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology

In brief: Atrial fibrillation

is very common. 25% of all people over the age of 40 have atrial fibrillation.
Almost 1/3 of all over age 65 have it. Certainly coronary artery disease can be an etiology (excluded by your stress test) but there are many other associated causes. Obesity and obstructive sleep apnea are highest associated issues. Many treatments are available. See your health care provider for evaluation.

In brief: Atrial fibrillation

is very common. 25% of all people over the age of 40 have atrial fibrillation.
Almost 1/3 of all over age 65 have it. Certainly coronary artery disease can be an etiology (excluded by your stress test) but there are many other associated causes. Obesity and obstructive sleep apnea are highest associated issues. Many treatments are available. See your health care provider for evaluation.
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