Does anyone remember when they first experienced A fib ? Did something trigger this episode ? Did it happen over a period of time after say, an illness, operation ? How does it start so quickly, in a heart beat literally ? One minute you're fine and the next , well we know the rest . I've read that 25% of the population have some sort of heart condition and don't know it , so we must be the lucky ones on medication controlling our lives. I just wonder how one year on I got from there to here . A fit woman in her 50's , hardly drank, didn't smoke , just woke up in hospital and told I'd had a stroke by way of A fib that I never knew I had. I was one of that 25%. We seem to know more about aids and cancer than A fib . No one in the medical profession could give me any indication as to why A fib started , do we accept tha ' it's just one of the things ? ' thoughts anyone ........
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