Atrial Fibrillation is an abnormal heart rhythm involving the two upper chambers of the heart.
Hi, Just wanted to introduce myself and say Hello to everyone! I have suffered from A-Fib since 1982. In 2005 I had an ablation done in Va. which has compromised my health. Mentally, this has knocked me for a loop, expecting to see an improvement in my overall health, especially that relating to my heart. But I am managing despite myself. <'/))))>< Triggers. *Cold Temps *Stress *Anything that revs my heart rate, exercise or chemical related such as caffeine *Poor sleep habits *Certain vitamins, of which I have not isolated any specific ones yet. *Med-Hard blows to the chest area I would love to hear about some of your triggers and or solutions to preventing any episodes of A-Fib!!
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