Went to the EP today. Said I definitely have paroxysmal afib. He wants me to start taking Tikosyn. I asked him how it would effect my exercising(biking, swimming). Said I may have to modify what I do. He has some concerns since my heart rate is low to start off with. He layed out a whole course we could take from meds to pacemaker. By the time he was done my head was spinning and I became more and more depressed. The afib creates no problem for me except when I exercise. It has been better as of late but I know the prognosis for this .It won't get better just worse. I'm seriously considering NOT taking the meds and trying to live with my condition until it really worsens. I'm on Plavix ,lipitor and aspirin for an angina attack I had. I also have three stents.These bloodthinners will help with the chance of me not having a stroke. Am I not seeing something here??? :-(((
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