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A forum for sharing experiences regarding atrial fibrillation and other atrial tachy-arrhythmias. 
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GI issues and AFIB

by MartyM
413 3 12/07/2022 08:16PM
Last Post by Carey

Help!

by MartyM
654 8 12/09/2022 08:53PM
Last Post by keeferbdeefer

Mild obstructive sleep apnea

by bneedell
1,050 19 12/18/2022 05:30AM
Last Post by Que

Paxlovid and Diltiazem

by Pixie
613 17 12/10/2022 03:54PM
Last Post by gloaming

Recommendation of cardiologists to do TEEs/postWatchman

by Madeline
721 21 12/18/2022 01:43PM
Last Post by Pixie

My Ablation Experience

by hacksman
995 21 04/20/2023 07:22PM
Last Post by Carey

EP Recommendations in the Atlanta area (or Southeast)?

by jdittrich
686 12 12/06/2022 02:10AM
Last Post by Carey

Had an av node ablation today

by susan.d
770 13 12/05/2022 02:29AM
Last Post by susan.d

waking up at night/hydration

by bneedell
599 6 12/03/2022 12:49AM
Last Post by ggheld

Scared to be on eliquis !

by Sunshine13
847 19 12/06/2022 10:15PM
Last Post by susan.d

Can I Take Fish Oil and Other Supplements with Eliquis?

by tvanslooten
781 8 01/01/2023 08:02PM
Last Post by tvanslooten

Pulse field ablation

by hikerjim
799 13 02/06/2023 03:59PM
Last Post by Johnnyk80

Hawthron ot Motherwort?

by LaDonna
929 12 12/03/2022 03:49PM
Last Post by LaDonna

Persistent a-flutter after 2 ablations

by Dmi
1,095 13 12/05/2022 12:52AM
Last Post by Daisy

Ablation

by Dini
591 7 11/27/2022 10:55PM
Last Post by Carey

Good news and bad news

by Geocappy
952 16 11/30/2022 10:41PM
Last Post by susan.d

Stevia and afib

by susan.d
1,187 15 11/27/2022 09:19AM
Last Post by susan.d

!st Ablation scheduled

by californiagal
877 7 11/30/2022 03:40PM
Last Post by Daisy

Smartwatch failure to record a single-lead electrocardiogram after conduction system pacing: A case series

by susan.d
507 1 11/24/2022 04:26AM
Last Post by susan.d

afib

by alfrae13
465 3 11/22/2022 07:51PM
Last Post by Carey

New to AFib - this forum is a blessing. Still more questions …

by Nelson
839 7 11/30/2022 05:49AM
Last Post by Carey

new Apple Watch Afib History

by bneedell
669 8 11/22/2022 03:09PM
Last Post by Carey

Would appreciate any tips for my husband who has been in atrial fib now for 5 days

by Dina Yaffa
567 4 11/22/2022 01:08AM
Last Post by GeorgeN

New onset AFIB after Covid Booster

by salgeria
690 7 11/22/2022 01:07AM
Last Post by GeorgeN

Pyroluria & Omega 3 oils

by californiagal
430 2 11/21/2022 09:51PM
Last Post by gloaming

Cheating death in a maze of surgical ablation data

by susan.d
540 1 11/20/2022 06:36PM
Last Post by susan.d

Discussion on New AF Ablation Technology and Current Problems

by gloaming
733 7 11/22/2022 08:11PM
Last Post by Carey

AMO+ and vagus nerve stimulation

by borsaric
491 2 11/18/2022 05:50PM
Last Post by GeorgeN

Rectal bleeding after taking blood thinners

by colindo
784 13 11/20/2022 11:12AM
Last Post by JoyWin

Diltiazem

by bneedell
745 21 12/06/2022 04:45PM
Last Post by susan.d

Update on My Story (All Good)

by Rob626
885 6 11/30/2022 05:46PM
Last Post by GeorgeN

"Atrial Fibrillation and Mitral Valve Prolapse: Time to Intervene?"

by Daisy
498 1 11/15/2022 05:15PM
Last Post by Daisy

Magnesium supplements

by californiagal
883 10 11/17/2022 07:44AM
Last Post by californiagal

Home device to check for flutter

by LLA
881 13 11/24/2022 08:04AM
Last Post by Que

Lower Triglycerides, Lower CVD Risk? Early Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation

by susan.d
566 3 11/18/2022 01:26AM
Last Post by Carey

chronotropic incompetence

by bettylou4488
568 15 11/14/2022 03:46AM
Last Post by Carey

Antiarrhythmic drugs, what and why...

by Joe
1,101 23 11/20/2022 02:05AM
Last Post by willsdw

Eliquis interactions

by sldabrowski
596 9 11/18/2022 01:23AM
Last Post by Carey

Index ablation this morning—LAA isolated

by Daisy
606 7 11/26/2022 04:43PM
Last Post by Carey

NEJM - UBC Findings on Cryo vs. Anti-Arrhythmic TMT of AF

by gloaming
460 1 11/08/2022 07:39PM
Last Post by gloaming

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Oral Anticoagulant Use and Associated Outcomes in Patients With AF

by susan.d
574 1 11/08/2022 07:28AM
Last Post by susan.d

Castle Connolly Top Doctors

by bneedell
569 9 11/13/2022 02:45PM
Last Post by gloaming

Update on Tachycardia

by LLA
578 15 11/09/2022 07:08AM
Last Post by susan.d

Electrophysiologist recommendation in Seattle and Spain

by Que
596 8 12/18/2022 05:31AM
Last Post by Que

Anti-inflammatories and Eliquis

by tobherd
672 18 11/15/2022 04:52AM
Last Post by Carey

blood sugar and afib

by bettylou4488
854 21 11/13/2022 09:12PM
Last Post by Pixie

Yawning and Afib

by Daisy
533 7 11/05/2022 04:35PM
Last Post by Daisy

Claritin

by Pixie
390 4 11/05/2022 02:08PM
Last Post by SHS64

GI Bleeding Lower With Apixaban Versus Other DOACs in A-Fib

by susan.d
471 1 11/03/2022 06:12PM
Last Post by susan.d

2nd ablation and now junctional tachycardia :0(

by bneedell
545 5 11/23/2022 04:17PM
Last Post by Mauricio

Wireless / Battery-Free Pacemakers

by LarryG
375 3 11/04/2022 12:03PM
Last Post by LarryG

Update on my situation

by gloaming
723 18 01/06/2023 01:55AM
Last Post by Carey

WATCHMAN FLX Versus NOAC for Embolic ProtectION in in the Management of Patients With Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation Trial

by susan.d
406 2 11/03/2022 01:47PM
Last Post by sldabrowski

Monosodium Glutamate and Tachycardia

by LLA
659 19 11/23/2022 06:31PM
Last Post by Mauricio

Ablation in one week—Nov 8!

by Daisy
516 5 11/02/2022 12:38AM
Last Post by Carey

Robotic ablations success rate?

by susan.d
471 3 11/02/2022 06:33PM
Last Post by gloaming

First TEE after watchman

by Pixie
588 17 11/03/2022 05:40PM
Last Post by gloaming

Fasting and blood thinners (Eliquis)??

by bettylou4488
770 7 11/04/2022 02:28AM
Last Post by bettylou4488

Afib / heart supplements?

by bettylou4488
756 5 11/03/2022 05:10PM
Last Post by GeorgeN

Dr Natale quoted early in this article

by Poppino
725 5 11/02/2022 06:47PM
Last Post by gloaming

Maybe don't get high after all?

by PavanPharter
618 14 10/28/2022 12:43PM
Last Post by Pompon

high pulse rates after all ablations?

by Madeline
571 12 10/29/2022 01:25AM
Last Post by Madeline

Atrovent nasal spray

by lds001
390 3 10/27/2022 05:10AM
Last Post by lds001

A chip off the old bloke

by PavanPharter
404 2 11/02/2022 04:10PM
Last Post by sldabrowski

AF back……

by mwcf
738 7 10/27/2022 05:54PM
Last Post by colindo

Update

by tallguy31
714 5 10/26/2022 10:37PM
Last Post by PavanPharter

Colonoscopy directions from Austin

by smackman
642 11 11/01/2022 02:24AM
Last Post by smackman

Anti-tachycardia pacing success in implantable cardioverter defibrillators by patient, device, and programming characteristics

by susan.d
385 1 10/24/2022 01:22PM
Last Post by susan.d

Immune cell subpopulations as risk factors for atrial fibrillation: the Cardiovascular Health Study and Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

by susan.d
362 1 10/24/2022 01:18PM
Last Post by susan.d

NOACS comparison

by JoyWin
418 1 10/24/2022 03:58AM
Last Post by JoyWin

Sotalol vs Flecainide

by JohnBM
623 16 09/10/2023 01:24AM
Last Post by Kathsr

New inhalable anti-arrhythmic trial looks promising

by gloaming
633 2 10/25/2022 04:07PM
Last Post by SiestaJimmy

Terminalia arjuna

by MarionGlenn
469 3 10/20/2022 07:30PM
Last Post by Poppino

Potassium and arrhythmias

by susan.d
1,024 27 10/27/2022 01:35PM
Last Post by susan.d

Enlargement of lung’s pulmonary vein

by susan.d
398 3 10/19/2022 03:07PM
Last Post by susan.d

Contemplating 1st ablation

by californiagal
633 10 10/26/2022 06:49PM
Last Post by californiagal

Electrical Cardioversion with tikosyn maintenance…..a good first treatment for persistent afib?

by Mac54
468 7 10/26/2022 02:39AM
Last Post by Mac54

Amazon is undercutting pharmacies

by susan.d
476 4 10/28/2022 05:40AM
Last Post by Michael777

blood thinning question

by bettylou4488
703 14 10/20/2022 03:12PM
Last Post by Daisy

Cutting 5mgs Eliquis in half

by Pixie
511 4 10/18/2022 05:28PM
Last Post by Pixie

Bivalent booster after Sept.29 procedure

by Pixie
485 7 10/23/2022 08:28AM
Last Post by The Anti-Fib

Is vomiting and hypoxia symptoms of cardiac problems?

by susan.d
555 12 10/26/2022 10:13PM
Last Post by PavanPharter

Afib episode changing body chemistry?

by mtwomey
636 12 10/18/2022 03:16PM
Last Post by gloaming

Panax Ginseng (covid) & B12

by Poppino
403 2 10/17/2022 01:39AM
Last Post by vanlith

Over 2 months since Ablation

by Geocappy
743 18 11/02/2022 09:06PM
Last Post by Geocappy

Is a concentric left ventricular hypertrophy the result of too many tachycardias?

by susan.d
389 3 10/13/2022 02:38PM
Last Post by Carey

Magnesium Increase: Bradycardia?

by Poppino
751 18 10/17/2022 02:14AM
Last Post by bettylou4488

Member's AF journey

by Kwilk
501 4 06/20/2023 01:46PM
Last Post by RichardBlake

Difference between sinus tachycardia and flutter?

by Daisy
487 7 10/14/2022 04:46PM
Last Post by gloaming

FIRM ablation at Stanford

by MariaBell
438 4 10/11/2022 08:21PM
Last Post by gloaming

What symptoms do patients have after successful ablation.

by Kwilk
748 23 10/13/2022 06:57PM
Last Post by Carey

online examples of ECG & interpretations

by Kwilk
451 1 10/10/2022 09:28PM
Last Post by Kwilk

Echo cardiogram results that would make you ineligible for Ablation

by Johnnyk80
492 5 10/11/2022 06:21AM
Last Post by frankangelo

History of PVI

by Kwilk
474 10 10/09/2022 08:59PM
Last Post by Kwilk

FOR MEDICARE PART D SENIORS

by smackman
908 23 10/11/2022 06:33PM
Last Post by susan.d

AFIB not just in Older People

by sldabrowski
611 6 10/07/2022 09:59PM
Last Post by GeorgeN

AF Morbidity and mortality after ablation

by Kwilk
604 4 10/08/2022 02:16AM
Last Post by Kwilk

What are second tier outcome measures?

by Kwilk
456 10 10/08/2022 02:10AM
Last Post by Kwilk

Antimicrobial Natural Product Berberine Is Efficacious for the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

by borsaric
775 8 10/13/2022 12:12PM
Last Post by GeorgeN

EP criteria

by Kwilk
533 8 10/05/2022 03:47PM
Last Post by allofus

Diltiazem Specific Brand (Sun)

by Michael777
566 22 10/13/2022 09:37PM
Last Post by Michael777

No afib since on flec -- 24/7 consumer ecg device?

by Kwilk
896 31 10/08/2022 10:25PM
Last Post by GeorgeN

Shocking Watt

by PavanPharter
602 21 10/05/2022 10:07PM
Last Post by susan.d

afib and ocular migraines

by anneh
504 10 01/23/2023 10:48PM
Last Post by Ken S

PEMFs - pulsed electromagnetic fields

by borsaric
373 5 10/07/2022 06:17PM
Last Post by sldabrowski

Statistics on touchup ablations

by Kwilk
487 5 10/03/2022 05:16PM
Last Post by Kwilk

Sciatica pain and AFib?

by KiwiBlake
440 12 10/04/2022 08:17PM
Last Post by Kwilk

Gene test for those with poor drug metabolizers?

by susan.d
396 2 10/02/2022 09:37PM
Last Post by Daisy

Discussions with EP prior to ablation

by Kwilk
469 11 10/04/2022 10:46PM
Last Post by Daisy

"The AFib Cure" book

by CDarlingNH
669 7 10/03/2022 06:39PM
Last Post by Kwilk

Acupuncture for AFib support?

by Nancypo
430 7 10/01/2022 07:23PM
Last Post by Daisy

Steven Carr: complete elimination by natural methods

by Kwilk
928 11 10/02/2022 07:53PM
Last Post by Kwilk

Electrolytes for afib? How much?

by Nancypo
1,207 34 10/13/2022 03:20PM
Last Post by susan.d

Sodium/Potassium Ratio

by wnovack
420 5 09/30/2022 09:45PM
Last Post by wnovack

Clinical Trials - basic questions

by Kwilk
420 7 10/09/2022 07:04PM
Last Post by Kwilk

DHMC and UCSF arrhythmia units

by Kwilk
391 1 09/29/2022 11:05PM
Last Post by Kwilk

New afib symptoms after flutter ablation and changing meds

by Nancypo
514 7 09/30/2022 12:46AM
Last Post by Nancypo

Second ablation - LAA isolation

by allofus
503 8 10/01/2022 03:03AM
Last Post by allofus

AFIB – How to cope with the ticking time bomb?

by Tony in Boston
543 5 09/30/2022 03:59PM
Last Post by Kwilk

Nattokinase Question - empty stomach?

by PoetKim
373 3 10/02/2022 01:38AM
Last Post by PoetKim

Afib triggers and dealing with afib when traveling

by Edda
648 15 10/05/2022 03:29PM
Last Post by SiestaJimmy

Notable EPs in USA

by Kwilk
847 27 10/08/2022 04:11PM
Last Post by sldabrowski

2 ablations and now ocasional junctional heart rythm

by allen
439 4 09/27/2022 01:14PM
Last Post by allen

GI changes during Afib?

by susan.d
663 11 09/30/2022 07:10AM
Last Post by susan.d

Pulse field ablation appt. with Dr. Vivek Reddy

by Johnnyk80
649 8 05/04/2023 03:31PM
Last Post by Johnnyk80

Paxlovid while on Eliquis

by frankangelo
512 8 09/26/2022 07:16AM
Last Post by frankangelo

Stopping Afib - Transcutaneous Electrical Vagus Nerve Stimulation to Suppress Atrial Fibrillation

by OzRob
859 28 12/07/2022 08:10AM
Last Post by OzRob

PAC Ablate or not?

by sldabrowski
628 13 12/28/2022 01:17PM
Last Post by sldabrowski

Medicare

by JAYHAWK
464 4 09/22/2022 09:17PM
Last Post by PavanPharter

Save ablation for medicare

by allofus
711 3 09/22/2022 06:19PM
Last Post by PavanPharter

Stroke risk: LAA Shape or ABC or CHA2DS2-VASc

by Kwilk
498 4 09/29/2022 10:47PM
Last Post by Kwilk

Markers of Myocardial Damage, Tissue Healing, and Inflammation After Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Atrial Tachyarrhythmias

by susan.d
1,238 31 10/02/2022 09:14PM
Last Post by Kwilk

Inhaled flecainide

by MikeN
435 2 09/19/2022 08:22PM
Last Post by gloaming

Good book for afib newbies

by californiagal
499 1 09/19/2022 12:20AM
Last Post by californiagal

Pericardial ablation

by Mark
479 5 09/20/2022 03:18AM
Last Post by Mark

Afib and power plate

by Sam
557 3 09/17/2022 04:26PM
Last Post by Sam

AV-node ablation (AVNA) VS AV-node isolation (AVNI)?

by susan.d
625 6 09/18/2022 03:57AM
Last Post by susan.d

Eliquis vs Plavix?

by susan.d
503 3 09/17/2022 12:25AM
Last Post by Carey

PACs and digestion

by bettylou4488
623 8 09/19/2022 02:25PM
Last Post by bettylou4488

Can vagal afibbers still vomit?

by Pompon
520 8 09/23/2022 12:40PM
Last Post by Pompon

Magnesium L-Threonate

by Que
559 3 09/14/2022 09:31PM
Last Post by bettylou4488

Bivalent Covid booster & Afib

by Daisy
994 20 09/20/2022 08:33PM
Last Post by Carey

Adrenaline and afib

by Geocappy
792 17 10/03/2022 05:35PM
Last Post by Kwilk

I’m back…cautionary tale!

by Patti Starr
745 7 09/22/2022 09:11PM
Last Post by PavanPharter

Finding a good EP

by LoisA
748 10 09/14/2022 09:22PM
Last Post by GeorgeN

Ablation and the long game

by Kwilk
1,461 37 09/15/2022 07:02PM
Last Post by susan.d

Not receiving any posts

by Pixie
503 5 09/11/2022 08:35AM
Last Post by Pompon

Ablation of Refractory VT Using Intramyocardial Needle Delivered Heated Saline–Enhanced Radiofrequency Energy

by susan.d
494 3 09/08/2022 07:47PM
Last Post by susan.d

More than PACs

by Rayole4382
781 16 12/19/2022 06:08AM
Last Post by Carey

Do I have heart block?

by susan.d
661 5 09/04/2022 06:34PM
Last Post by Carey

zinc/copper imbalance

by LynnJ
690 12 09/22/2022 09:09PM
Last Post by PavanPharter

initial appt is 2 months away

by Kwilk
783 14 09/13/2022 06:27PM
Last Post by Kwilk

Flutter showing up as SVT on Zio Patch?

by bneedell
651 9 09/07/2022 10:22AM
Last Post by Pompon

Amiodarone

by LMC
646 10 09/03/2022 06:05PM
Last Post by Carey

How soon for 2nd ablation?

by BigBoy2020
822 13 09/07/2022 07:41PM
Last Post by Carey

Question on vagally mediated AFib

by Dina Yaffa
700 11 09/01/2022 12:01AM
Last Post by gloaming

What path should I take?

by OzRob
866 18 09/05/2022 01:55AM
Last Post by OzRob

How long does it take for Eliquis to leave the body

by Que
715 7 08/31/2022 02:13PM
Last Post by susan.d

Medicare proposes changes to catheter ablations

by Pixie
622 2 09/07/2022 05:55AM
Last Post by ln108

blood thinners/ massage therapy

by bettylou4488
484 3 08/28/2022 11:59AM
Last Post by bettylou4488

Transcutaneous Vagal Nerve Stimulatioin

by willsdw
495 6 08/29/2022 03:19PM
Last Post by vanlith

A fib and flutter beginning 9 days after ablation

by ZoeySusan3464
678 18 12/20/2022 08:13PM
Last Post by ZoeySusan3464

3 months and two days

by BigBoy2020
549 5 08/28/2022 02:30PM
Last Post by Ken

Salt Water Pools, Water Softeners and the Heart

by Not_in_Kansas
476 7 08/27/2022 12:15AM
Last Post by GeorgeN

Loop Recorder Implant

by Ginger
423 4 08/29/2022 04:54AM
Last Post by JoyWin

Reco for EP in Wilmington or Raleigh, NC area

by Ginger
729 12 08/29/2022 11:46AM
Last Post by Ginger

LAA

by JoyWin
483 1 08/25/2022 09:58AM
Last Post by JoyWin

Early Rhythm Control in Patients With AF and High Comorbidity Burden

by susan.d
475 1 08/25/2022 09:11AM
Last Post by susan.d

Contact force Device approval

by sldabrowski
402 2 08/25/2022 08:17PM
Last Post by Carey

PAC/Med question / anxiety meds

by bettylou4488
455 3 08/25/2022 12:52AM
Last Post by bettylou4488

Dental procedure no EPI. But feeling jittery

by Poppino
599 14 08/30/2022 10:21PM
Last Post by Madeline

Post PF Ablation Woes and Hello!

by disco
593 6 08/24/2022 02:33AM
Last Post by GeorgeN

Good or bad idea to get a cardio Cat Scan?

by tobherd
764 15 08/30/2022 08:00PM
Last Post by susan.d

oxidative stress and afib

by Joe
595 8 08/29/2022 09:56PM
Last Post by GeorgeN

Supporting Afibbers.org II

by GeorgeN
1,449 15 07/03/2023 10:41PM
Last Post by KenH

Seemingly successful ablation at Duke

by karin
594 4 08/22/2022 09:44PM
Last Post by karin

To watchman or not

by jasams
1,236 37 08/30/2022 03:57PM
Last Post by JayBros

Worth Noting: More on the importance of Vitamin D and Vitamin K….

by Jackie
899 12 09/08/2022 12:08PM
Last Post by GeorgeN

Should one temporarily increase Eliquis from 2.5 to 5 during covid?

by susan.d
622 10 08/21/2022 02:42PM
Last Post by susan.d

end of "blanking"

by bneedell
719 10 08/23/2022 06:04PM
Last Post by bneedell

Magnesium Threonate and afib

by bettylou4488
887 13 09/18/2022 11:15PM
Last Post by californiagal

Post Watchman FLX Six Month TEE

by JayBros
472 4 08/15/2022 01:57PM
Last Post by susan.d

Atrial Fibrillation and the Risk of Early-Onset Dementia in Adults Aged <70 Years

by susan.d
610 4 08/15/2022 01:30AM
Last Post by GeorgeN

Wow- Good RX Flecainide

by Geocappy
720 9 08/25/2022 03:31AM
Last Post by Carey

Vitamin C reducing frequency of AF episodes?

by Joe
891 9 08/13/2022 03:47PM
Last Post by LoisA

PACs after ablation

by Rayole4382
760 8 08/30/2022 07:50PM
Last Post by RalphL

Amiodarone

by LMC
761 10 08/12/2022 03:50PM
Last Post by LMC

Ablation: Just Got Back to Room

by Geocappy
1,542 37 08/18/2022 02:52PM
Last Post by JoyWin

What to do?

by MarkoP
847 14 08/10/2022 10:29PM
Last Post by MarkoP

The market’s biggest winners and losers in the Inflation Reduction Act

by JakeL
541 1 08/09/2022 03:48AM
Last Post by JakeL

Ins Coverage for Watchman?

by Madeline
478 4 08/15/2022 03:27PM
Last Post by Carey

Recovery

by Geocappy
534 4 08/09/2022 01:08AM
Last Post by Carey

So Much Medicine

by Geocappy
591 5 08/09/2022 06:20AM
Last Post by susan.d

Blood oxygen level during the sleep and AFib

by Afibber20
734 12 08/18/2022 03:01PM
Last Post by Geocappy

Today is my 1 Yr Anniversary- Natale Ablation 8-6-21

by Poppino
847 17 08/12/2022 11:58AM
Last Post by JoyWin

Muscle fatigue

by Geocappy
514 4 08/06/2022 01:22AM
Last Post by PavanPharter

The Watchman and X-rays

by tobherd
500 3 08/05/2022 05:40AM
Last Post by susan.d

Maybe a pig heart for AFIB?

by PavanPharter
490 1 08/04/2022 11:10PM
Last Post by PavanPharter

Terrific new book: “The Beat of Life”

by Dean
841 6 08/09/2022 01:52PM
Last Post by Pompon

Hybrid ablation?

by allofus
563 4 08/03/2022 09:34PM
Last Post by allofus